Multiple Catch Blocks in Java

Level : Intermediate
Mentor: Shailendra Chauhan
Duration : 00:01:00

Java Multiple Catch Blocks

Multiple Catch Blocks in Java allow you to handle multiple sorts of exceptions individually within a single try-catch statement, giving customized error handling for each type.

Flowchart of Multi-catch Block

Advantages of Multiple Catch Blocks

  • Allows you to handle multiple exceptions in a single try block.
  • Makes exception handling code easier to read and maintain.

Disadvantages of Multiple Catch Blocks

  • Improves code verbosity and complexity.
  • If not managed properly, it may result in redundancy.

Multiple Ex With single catch block

Handling numerous exceptions with a single catch block is a Java feature that allows one catch block to capture various types of exceptions, reducing exception handling code. 

Need a Finally Block

In Java, the finally block is optional in multiple catch blocks. It is not required, but can be used to ensure that certain activities are carried out regardless of whether an exception occurs.

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