This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
first, thanks to all who have answered my other posts. second, if i don't specifically know "off-hand", how can i tell whether a block of code will give me a compile time or runtime error/exception? is one representative of logic(runtime) while the other is a more syntax(compile time)?