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Mute Idiom


Provide a template to suppress any exceptions that either are declared but cannot occur or should only be logged; while executing some business logic. The template removes the need to write repeated try-catch blocks.

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Use this idiom when

  • an API declares some exception but can never throw that exception eg. ByteArrayOutputStream bulk write method.
  • you need to suppress some exception just by logging it, such as closing a resource.