Article by:Geoffrey Hunter
Any exception that is a subclass of
Exception itself), except for
RuntimeException and it’s subclasses, is a checked exception.
The Java compiler forces you to catch checked exceptions (and either swallow or re-throw).
Some common examples of checked exceptions are:
The exception can be thrown while trying to remove an element from a Collection (e.g. an
ArrayList) while iterating over it using a standard for loop.
Another way a
ConcurrentModificationException can be thrown is if you forget to copy a Collection and rather take a reference to it, and then try and access the Collection.
For example, the following line won’t actually copy the entire list:
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