This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
why retire 1.4???...when you have been using it for 4 years and you just need the lame SCJP in order to take a more "important" certification like the SCWCD, for example. If anyone is already proficient with 1.4 just take it.