Packt Publishing are a unique publishing company specializing 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 3 LJC members the chance to win;

First Prize Winner will receive 1 print copy and 1 e-copy of his/her choice,
Runner Up Winner – 1 print copy of his/her choice
Third Prize Winner – 1 e-copy of his/her choice.

There are a list of 10 books below. To take part in the promotion all you have to do is RSVP to this event on Meetup and complete the questions.
Here are the books on offer this month, the winner will be picked at random and announced at the end of the month:

Spring Persistence with Hibernate
Tomcat 6 Developer’s Guide
Flex 3 with Java
iReport 3.7
JBoss Portal Server Development
MooTools 1.2 Beginner’s Guide
Apache JMeter
Blogger: Beyond the Basics
ICEfaces 1.8: Next Generation Enterprise Web Development
SOA Cookbook

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.

Please visit the Packt site at

Congratulations to the winners of our July draw – Scot, Lee and Krishan!

Good luck,

Barry Cranford