This week's book giveaway is in the Other Languages forum. We're giving away four copies of Functional Reactive Programming and have Stephen Blackheath and Anthony Jones on-line! See this thread for details.
Well the J2SE doesn't completely matter. What I mean is that the App Server will have to support the J2SE that you select, but in learning from reading a book, it doesn't matter. The Book covers EJB 2.x so basically, J2EE 1.4