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The CodeRanch Journal August 2012

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  • Staff book reviews

  • Sunshine On Java: Secure Web Applications With Code Examples by Natalie "Sunny" Wear

  • The Well-Grounded Java Developer: Vital techniques of Java 7 and polyglot programming by Benjamin J Evans, Martijn Verburg

  • Python for Data Analysis by Wes McKinney

  • The Quick Python Book, Second Edition by Vern Ceder

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