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About this Course

This course is intended for serious computer hobbyists, IT students, and IT professionals.

The free online textbook for this course is Sams Teach Yourself Visual Studio .NET 2003 in 21 Days. You should begin by reading the complete Introduction to the book.

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Lesson 7. Exceptions, Debugging, and Tracing

In this lesson you will:

  • Learn why errors occur in applications
  • Learn about structured exception handling in .NET and how the common language runtime implements exceptions
  • Use Try, Catch, and Finally blocks to avoid runtime errors
  • Learn about the differences in features between C# and Visual Basic .NET when handling exceptions
  • Learn how to use all the debugging features available in Visual Studio .NET for Windows Forms and ASP.NET applications

offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Read the Introduction

Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:

offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Why Errors Happen
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Understanding Exceptions in .NET
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Using Structured Exception Handling
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Using Visual Studio .NET to Debug Applications

Learning Activities

  1. Use this search box to refine and expand your understanding of new terms and concepts in the reading assignments.

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  1. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Read the Summary of the lesson.
  2. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Study the Q&A.
  3. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Take the Quiz to test your understanding.
  4. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Complete the hands-on Exercises.
    Return here after completing your hands-on exercises.


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