This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
Hey John, Use Log4j which is provided by Apache. It is a good tool for logging. If you don't want logging at all, i would say you can do remote debugging. All most all the IDE's have a remote debugging feature. That's what you do for a production support project.