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please clear my doubt

Raja seemakurthi

Joined: Jun 28, 2007
Posts: 17
why am i getting compile time error saying, unreachable statement in line number //1
please explain.

Wouter Oet
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Joined: Oct 25, 2008
Posts: 2700

That's because there will always be an exception thrown before it and therefor the return statement will never be reached.
Just remove the return statement

"Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand." --- Martin Fowler
Please correct my English.
Bhagat Singh Rawat
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Joined: Apr 04, 2009
Posts: 93
Control will never go at .

Brainbench Java 2.0 Fundamentals, J2EE 1.4
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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