On 01.07.2010 22:24, Carl Jenkins wrote:
> I was reading the pick axe book (for 1.9 version of ruby) and on page
> 155 it talks about exception handling.
>
> More specifically, it says that beginners usually make the mistake of
> putting File.open in the begin end block.
>
> Now, I am a ruby newbie but, how do you handle exceptions for File.open
> if it is not in the begin block? Do I put File.open in its own begin
> block?

Does this help?

http://blog.rubybestpractices.com/posts/rklemme/001-Using_blocks_for_Robustness.html

Kind regards

	robert

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