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Finally block execution was forgotten in explanation on page 308, in chapter 6 (Java OCA 8)  RSS feed

 
Mushfiq Mammadov
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“The catch block runs and she gets a hug on line 17” – after this step finally block executes, then the try statement is over. Maybe authors forgot to note it because they wrote “Either way, the ending is the same”.
 
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Mushfiq Mammadov wrote:Maybe authors forgot to note it because they wrote “Either way, the ending is the same”.

True! Probably a first (or second) version of this paragraph was written and then a few changes were made but the paragraph has not been re-read in its entirety. On the positive side: all required info mentioned in the paragraph is correct, it only needs some rephrasing.

Off-topic: it's really a great example to illustrate how finally works. A real-world example completely unrelated with software development I wonder why the girl gets a hug from daddy and not from mommy
 
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I've added this to my list of things that aren't wrong, but could be clearer. (This is a private list for Scott and I in a private github repository).

Roel De Nijs wrote:Off-topic: it's really a great example to illustrate how finally works. A real-world example completely unrelated with software development

Thanks!

Roel De Nijs wrote:I wonder why the girl gets a hug from daddy and not from mommy

Clearly because daddy took her to the zoo!
 
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