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.
The November issue of the JavaRanch Journal has an article by Christophe Verre about Using OpenSymphony Quartz Scheduler in Spring. You can check it out here, and if you have comments or question, feel free to discuss them in this thread in the Application Frameworks forum.