Exceptional Java – Checked exceptions are priceless… For everything else there is the RuntimeException

DartsThe fact that I find flaws in the design of the Java exceptions class hierarchy doesn’t mean I think there is no value in the whole system. Checked exceptions have a positive impact in development. The positive comes from the proactive nature of checked exceptions. They demand attention! And I think this is as much as you can ask from them. Beyond being notified that a problem may happen it is up to the programmer to decide what to do. Continue reading