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A new breed of Java community sites is taking Java-related Websites to the next level. Those Websites include TheServerSide.com, jGuru, and several others (see Resources below). And let's not forget the JDC, a site that now has more than one million members.
Each of those sites is unique is some way or another. However, they also share common features such as discussion forums, chats, online articles, and links to valuable resources. The JDC, of course, has the luxury of being owned by Sun and can, therefore, offer things such as early access release of Sun's Java APIs. Being owned by Sun also means that the site has substantial resources behind it.
Smaller players such as jGuru and TheServerSide.com have to offer unique services to stand out. jGuru's niche is FAQ pages on technologies such as JSP, EJB, Tomcat, and others. TheServerSide.com offers resources dedicated to J2EE, such as architecture/design patterns, discussion forums, and events.
And as if there weren't enough sites out there already, my company recently launched the iSavvix Java Community. Features include a service called DevSpace, a free JSP hosting site with access to JDBC and XML APIs, and FreeBack.com, a secure Java/Web-based file storage site.
Online articles and discussion forums such as the ones provided by JavaWorld and other sites obviously add a lot of value because they are a great source of information sharing and learning. But here are a few questions I would like your input on: