This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
Bring on the questions about Java WebSockets and the Java WebSocket Programming Book and I will answer them as best I can !
Yes, in the book each chapter has a substantive example. There's a balance between real world and instructive, so I focussed on what I thought readers would find useful - group drawing, chat, stock account, that sort of thing.