Scenarios and Goals

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The Exception Handling Application Block is designed to address the most common tasks developers face when they write applications that use exception handling. These tasks are arranged according to scenarios. Each scenario gives an example of a real-world situation, discusses the exception handling functions the situation requires, and shows the code that accomplishes the task.

The goal of arranging these tasks according to scenarios is to give the code some context. Instead of displaying an isolated group of methods, with no sense of where they can best be used, scenarios provide a setting for the code and describe situations that are familiar to many developers whose applications must handle exceptions.

The scenarios are the following:

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