This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
Originally posted by norman richards: Please don't spam the forums to try and get more entries. If I were running JavaRanch, I would throw out anyone who posts content-free messages just to try and increase their chance of winning.
Actually, we already do that. Content-free entries are not qualifying entries. They do not increase your chance of winning. In fact, from what I know about the winner selection process, content-free entries actually reduce your chance of winning even if you have many qualifying entries.