This week's book giveaways are in the iOS and Features new in Java 8 forums. We're giving away four copies each of Barcodes with iOS: Bringing together the digital and physical worlds and Core Java for the Impatient and have the authors on-line! See this thread and this one for details.
I want to know the advantage of using a jar file. I know that jar files helps in reducing the size and that it can be digitally signed. But, in our project, which they develop via eclipse, each plugin is built into a jar file. What/how does it help?