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.
I've got a question (possibly a lame one). Servlet context attributes in my app are set ONLY ONCE and that happens on the application startup. The question is if I can safely call ServletContext.getAttribute method without synchronizing it on the ServletContext object?? My guess is yes, but... it's just a guess