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.
Manning's "XDoclet in Action" is an easy to read introduction to XDoclet, a metadata-driven code generation engine for Java. It is written by an XDoclet committer and an avid XDoclet user and evangelist. The "XDoclet in Action" PDF ebook is now available for purchase and immediate download from the publisher's website, www.manning.com/walls. The ebook contains the complete text and illustrations of the print edition to be released later this month. Ebook Special: Ebook purchasers who later decide to purchase the print edition from Manning.com will receive a discount of $22.50 off the list price of the print edition. "XDoclet in Action" by Craig Walls and Norman Richards ISBN 1932394-05-2 Ebook $22.50 - Available now. Softbound, 624 pages, $44.95 - Mid-December release.
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I hear that XDoclet in Action is a REALLY good book. For those who are interested in the book, we are doing the XDoclet in Action book promotion this week at JavaRanch in the "Other Java Products and Servers" group. Both Craig and I will be there starting tuesday...