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.
The toString method is widely implemented. It provides a simple, convenient mechanism for debugging classes during development. It is also widely used for logging, and for passing informative error messages to Exception constructors and assertions