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 am not using Weblogic but I am pretty sure that connection pooling is something the App server implements and is transparent to the developer. Though you can get a connection from the connection pool.