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.
This server side article comments about the 2.5 specification.
Some new features touched here: * Clarification on Session scope for when pages contain more then one session context * the ability to apply a single filter to many requests and many filters to a single request * the ability to create multiple mappings to the same Servlet * Allow the use of alternative HTTP methods with authorization constraints * Support the use of annotations to inject resources into a servlet * Removal of the restriction on not being able to call setStatus() in error handling