IO Resource Handling Best Practices

If a resource (in this case a FileInputStream called fis) will be closed in a finally block  in the following manner:

try{
     //first try block
}catch(Exception e){

}finally{
     try{
         if (fis != null)
              fis.close();
     }catch(IOException ie){

     }
}

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is there any advantage to having the statement 'fis.close()' at the end of the first try block as well?
onaled777Asked:
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krakatoaCommented:
Not as far as I can see. The finally block will be guaranteed execution. Were you thinking of something in particular? There is no ther code in your try-catch block otherwise.

(If your resource was declared in a try-with-resources statement, then catch and finally run after the resource has automatically been closed by the TWR).

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onaled777Author Commented:
No other code. Thanks for confirming.
krakatoaCommented:
ok., thnx.
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