Java Programming/Keywords/throws

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throws is a Java keyword. It is used in a method definition to declare the Exceptions to be thrown by the method.

Syntax:

public myMethod() throws MyException1, MyException2
{
  ...
}

Example:

Computer code
class MyDefinedException extends Exception
 {
  public MyDefinedException(String str)
  {
     super(str);
  }  
 }

 public class MyClass
 {
    public static void showMyName(String str) throws MyDefinedException
    {
          if(str.equals("What is your Name?"))
                throw new MyDefinedException("My name is Blah Blah");
    }
    public static void main(String a[])
    {
       try
       {
          showMyName("What is your Name?");
       }
       catch(MyDefinedException mde)
       {
          mde.printStackTrace();
       }
     }
 }