hands-on lab

Python: Exceptions

Intermediate
Up to 2h
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Description

Learn how to create, handle, and raise exceptions in Python.

Exceptions disrupt normal code flow in order to report exceptional conditions. Knowing how to handle exceptions is an essential aspect of software development. This lab introduces exceptions through hands-on learning.

Learning Objectives:

  • Raising exceptions
  • Handling exceptions
  • Creating new exception types
  • Re-raising exceptions

Prerequisites:

  • Proficient with:
    • The Python runtime
    • The Python language syntax
    • Python:
      • Classes
      • Callables

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Ben Lambert is a software engineer and was previously the lead author for DevOps and Microsoft Azure training content at Cloud Academy. His courses and learning paths covered Cloud Ecosystem technologies such as DC/OS, configuration management tools, and containers. As a software engineer, Ben’s experience includes building highly available web and mobile apps. When he’s not building software, he’s hiking, camping, or creating video games.

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Lab steps

Web IDE Review
Introduction to Exceptions
Working with Exceptions
Re-raising and Raising From
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