This week's book giveaways are in the Refactoring and Agile forums. We're giving away four copies each of Re-engineering Legacy Software and Docker in Action and have the authors on-line! See this thread and this one for details.
I am a bit confused as to what the exact purpous of JBoss AS is when you can code a Java RMI Server just as easily.
I am sure there are pleanty of good reasons, just I couldn't identfy them myself yet.