This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
I may be comming in a little late on the discussion, but I hope this contrubution adds to the discussion.
I have a little set of mock exam questions on this subject that tries to drive home when something won't compile, when an Exception will get thrown, and when a RuntimeException might get thrown. I put the mock exam questions in a new JavaRanch thread so as not to hijack this one: