This week's giveaway is in the EJB and other Java EE Technologies forum. We're giving away four copies of EJB 3 in Action and have Debu Panda, Reza Rahman, Ryan Cuprak, and Michael Remijan on-line! See this thread for details.
Actually, XFire got sucked up into the Apache CXF project and no longer has a separate identity. As I understand it, CXF still includes simple tools for turning POJO (Plain Old Java Objects) into web services with a minimum of fiddling.