Join Peggy Fisher for an in-depth discussion in this video Error handling, part of Up and Running with C++.
…Most programming languages have code that helps handle unexpected errors.…It provides the programmer control over the exception, so…they can provide meaningful messages and avoid program interruption.…In C++, we're going to use the try-catch block.…We place this in our code in areas that might cause an…exception such as trying to read from a file that doesn't exist.…When an error occurs an exception is thrown or…raised, which is then caught by an exception handler.…Here's a simple program that tests to make sure we're not dividing by zero.…
In my program I'm only going to test through one kind…of error, so I have int error code equals 10.…I'm going to ask the user to enter in two…values, one for the numerator and one for the denominator.…Then I want to make sure before I go ahead…and divide that they didn't enter zero for the denominator.…So in my try block I have if denominator is equal…to zero I'm going to stop and throw an error code.…That error code is the code I define at the beginning of the program.…
- Downloading and exploring the C++ IDE
- Working with loops
- Using predefined functions
- Creating custom functions
- Creating and instantiating classes
- Working with external files
Skill Level Beginner
Q: How do I upgrade the C++ compiler on Mac OS X and Linux?
A: Refer to C/C++ Essential Training for a detailed look at installing or upgrading the C++ compiler on various platforms.
Q: The link to download the Eclipse IDE in the "Download a C++ IDE" movie doesn't work. Where can I find the IDE?
A: Short URLs are case sensitive and need to be typed in exactly as they appear. Type in or simply click http://goo.gl/CzckWp to visit the Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers page.
1. Getting Started
2. C++ Basics
3. Flow of Control
4. Classes and Objects
5. Data Structures
6. File Manipulation
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