What types of exceptions should you catch? PREMIUM

Series: Exceptions
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Trey Hunner
5 minute read Python 3.7—3.10

What types of exceptions should you catch?

Catching many exceptions at once

When catching an exception, it's generally considered a good idea to only catch exceptions if you understand their origin.

Here we have some code that catches many exception types at once. We're catching a ValueError, a TypeError, a KeyError, and a NameError exception:

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