How to catch an assertion error in Java

Java 8Object Oriented ProgrammingProgramming

In order to catch the assertion error, we need to declare the assertion statement in the try block with the second expression being the message to be displayed and catch the assertion error in the catch block.

Let us see a program on how to handle Assertion Error in Java −


public class Example {
   public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
      try {
         assert args.length > 0 : "Assertion error caught!!!!";
      catch (AssertionError e) {


Updated on 25-Jun-2020 15:15:15