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Exceptions are a language feature.

In general, an exception breaks the normal flow of execution and executes a pre-registered exception handler.

Languages with Exceptions include Java, JavaScript, C++, PHP, Ruby, C#, Scala, Swift, Kotlin, PowerShell, Dart, Groovy, CoffeeScript, Solidity, X10, ABAP, Apex, Sophia

Example from JavaScript:

try { undefinedFn() } catch (err) { console.log(err) }

Example from Ruby:

def hello puts "Hello, World!" # start an exception handler begin raise "This is an exception" rescue => e puts "Exception caught: #{e}" end end hello

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