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.
Because java is object oriented language and every thing represented in objects, close to real world, this helps us to solve real world problems.
Even for primitive data types we have object representations (Wrapper classes).