This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
J2EE1.3 is the current version. J2EE1.4 is in beta at the moment and would be released soon. J2EE1.3 and 1.4 tutorials can be found at Sun's site. The EJB tutorial runs with the Sun's Reference Implementation of an EJB Container. http://java.sun.com/j2ee/download.html#tutorial