This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori 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