This week's book giveaway is in the OCMJEA forum. We're giving away four copies of OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide and have Paul Allen & Joseph Bambara on-line! See this thread for details.
Compiler check only on Checked Exceptions and not non-checked exceptions Exception exception is a checked exception. All run-time exceptions - RuntimeException and all its subclasses - are non-checked exceptions, so the compiler doesn't check on them during compilation. HTH