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Article from Issue 109/2009

The Definitive Guide to Jython

Java web developers will appreciate the Jython lead team's thoroughness. The book is structured in a way that will make it accessible to Jython novices (including an overview of the Jython language), but it goes on to cover both intermediate and advanced database, web, and GUI topics.

The Definitive Guide to Jython: Python for the Java Platform

Josh Juneau, Jim Baker, Leo Soto, Frank Wierzbicki, Victor Ng

Apress, 2009

ISBN 1-4302-2527-0

US$ 54.99, UK£ 43.49

CentOS Bible

Developer Boronczyk and Red Hat instructor Negus teamed up to write this comprehensive guide to CentOS. For those with minimal CentOS experience, the authors begin with basics, such as OS installation and the use of common applications, then move on to more advanced topics like network administration and networking.

CentOS Bible

Christopher Negus, Timothy Boronczyk

Wiley, 2009

ISBN 978-0-470-48165-3

US$ 54.99, UK£ 36.99

The Book of Inkscape

Core Inkscape developer Dmitry Kirsanov expands on the tutorials in The Book of Inkscape with detailed explanations, offering the novice user a thorough introduction to this free, vector-based graphics editor. After working through the tutorials, readers will know the practical ins and outs of Inkscape, including how to create and transform objects and manipulate artwork with the XML editor.

The Book of Inkscape

Dmitry Kirsanov

No Starch Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-59327-181-7

US$ 44.95, UK£ 24.84

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