This week's book giveaways are in the iOS and Features new in Java 8 forums. We're giving away four copies each of Barcodes with iOS: Bringing together the digital and physical worlds and Core Java for the Impatient and have the authors on-line! See this thread and this one for details.
Isn't there more than one current thread? How can Thread methods be static and apply to the current thread and how can Thread.getCurrentThread() work on a computer that has 4 processors and up to 4 threads running simultaneously?