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Minor typos Chapter 6 (Java OCA 8 Programmer I Study Guide)  RSS feed

 
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I found 2 small error in Chapter 6:
- page 314: ClassCastException: Thrown by the JVM when an attempt is made to cast an object to ...
- page 317: Third line: Common checked exceptions include the following:

I was also confused because a NumberFormat is stated as thrown by the programmer and not by the JVM but other threads in this forum seems to confirm this.
 
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Vince Botteman wrote:- page 314: ClassCastException: Thrown by the JVM when an attempt is made to cast an object to ...


Correct! to cast an exception to a subclass should be to cast an object to a subclass

Vince Botteman wrote:- page 317: Third line: Common checked exceptions include the following:


Correct again! Common runtime exceptions should be Common checked exceptions

Vince Botteman wrote:I was also confused because a NumberFormat is stated as thrown by the programmer and not by the JVM but other threads in this forum seems to confirm this.


I think this thread discusses the NumberFormatException and if it's thrown by programmer/JVM in great detail.

Hope it helps!
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Logged both in the errata. Thanks Vince!
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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