This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
Is there a way to check for a permission without running the risk of an Exception being thrown? I would like to be able to check the permissions and change the GUI accordingly, but I don't like the idea of catching a lot of Exceptions.