I never liked it. Java got everyone using throw, and unlike C# you can't do Java without throw, and I think throw was, aside from pair programming, the worst thing that ever happened to software development.

I wrote my reasons for thinking this here and won't repeat myself in this response.

https://medium.com/p/the-throw-keyword-was-a-mistake-4fd1e8462b28

I often hear from people who use Java a lot of integration into a project is a real pain in the ass.

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