This week's book giveaway is in the Other Open Source APIs forum. We're giving away four copies of Storm Applied and have Sean Allen, Peter Pathirana & Matthew Jankowski on-line! See this thread for details.
I Think there is less interest in SCBCD 5.0 when compared to the previous version. There was active participation in this forum for the 1.3 beta. Looks like the interest in EJB s has gone down considerably and frameworks like Spring and Hibenate have become popular?