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'm fairly new to java and I was wondering if anyone could tell me how practical java is for manipulating windows applications (e.g formatting Excel spreadsheets). If it's possible can someone recommend a good source to read up on this kind of thing?