This week's book giveaway is in the OCMJEA forum. We're giving away four copies of OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide and have Paul Allen & Joseph Bambara on-line! See this thread for details.
That's something you can easily try yourself Creating your own code snippets to experiment a little bit provides the best learning experience. You don't learn a programming language by just reading and reading; grab some tools and get your hands dirty ;)