Announcing new LJC Book Club and Win a Free Tech Book – in association with Packt Publishing

There are those that have claimed that Java is getting a little bit long in the tooth.  This month’s selection of  Packt Publishing‘s books show just how fresh and relevant Java is for the future.  You can read more on our new  Book Club blog.     

Apache Wicket Cookbook
Android User Interface Development: Beginner’s Guide 
NetBeans IDE 7 Cookbook
BlackBerry Java Application Development
EJB 3.1 Cookbook
Oracle Coherence 3.5

To take part in the promotion all you have to do is send an email to me at with your name, your book choice and the address you would like your book to be sent. Please mark ‘Packt Publishing’ as the subject title.

Packt Publishing are a unique publishing company specialising in highly focused books on specific technologies and solutions – please visit their site to find out more about them:

Each month we run a promotion with Packt in which LJC members will be selected at random to receive free books. This month we are offering 2 LJC members the chance to win;

First Prize Winner will receive 1 print copy of his/her choice 
Runner Up Winner – 1 ecopy of his/her choice

Please visit the Packt site at

Congratulations to the winners of our June draw – Richard Melville and Kelvin Porter!

Good luck,

Barry Cranford