Ruby is an interpreted object-oriented programming language often used for web development. It also offers many scripting features to process plain text and serialized files, or manage system tasks. It is simple, straightforward, and extensible.
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The most standard error types are subclasses of StandardError. A rescue clause without an explicit Exception class will rescue all StandardErrors (and only those).
foo rescue "Hello" #=> "Hello"
On the other hand:
require 'does/not/exist' rescue "Hi"
raises the exception:
LoadError: no such file to load -- does/not/exist