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.
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