This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
I haven't tried to develop a JEE application. But I heard Spring Framework is quite hot. And most developers choose Spring rather than the J2EE framework by Sun, now Oracle. Does the situation change a little nowadays?