This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP forum. We're giving away four copies of Programmer's Guide to Java SE 8 Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) and have Khalid A Mughal & Rolf W Rasmussen on-line! See this thread for details.
For future reference - JDK1.5 offers the printf method, where you can specify the format of the output. Many logging implementations too give you ways to format output. [ November 30, 2004: Message edited by: Paul Sturrock ]