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.
How can I make my java application run in the background just like firewalls or anti virus softwares?? Whats the difference between these programs and a windows service?? Is it possible to write a windows service in java?