Books  
Data Crunching: Solve Everyday Problems Using Java, Python and More reviewed by 
Robert Pritchett 
Author: Greg Wilson 
Pragmatic Programmers, LLC 
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Released: April 2005 
$30 USD, $42 CND 
Pages: 208 
ISDN: 097451401 
Requirements: A desire to want to use data crunching techniques 
to solve problems. 
For anyone interested in doing data crunching or data munging. 
Strengths: Provides ways to enhance data manipulation. 
Weaknesses: None found. 
Data Crunching: Solve Everyday Problems Using Java, Python and More by Greg Wilson 
shows us how to tackle conversion issues, work with XLST and transforming XML, extracting 
information from relational and SQL databases, design and building and testing programs for 
searching log files. 
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