Java in a Nutshell, an all-time bestseller and now in its third edition, heads the competition with 916 votes (status at 6pm, Wednesday, February 16), while runner up Enterprise JavaBeans by Richard Monson-Haefel is second with 354 votes, and third place is held by Java Servlet Programming by Jason Hunter with 296 votes (both published by O'Reilly). Other O'Reilly Java titles presently occupy 10th, 12th through 15th, and 18th place.
Java Developer's Journal (JDJ) readers can cast their votes through May 31, 2000 at the publication's website, where they can track the competition through continuously updated live stats. The winners will be announced at JavaOne on June 24, 2000 and the awards will be presented at JavaCon2000 on September 25, 2000.
O'Reilly's Java authors will be featured at the "Java Happy Hour" during the "O'Reilly Conference on Java - Enterprise Java," Tuesday night, March 28th, 5.30pm - 7.30pm, Westin Hotel, Santa Clara, CA. Jason Hunter is also the instructor for the "Learning Servlets" tutorial on March 27th.
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