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Thursday Code Puzzler: Self Replicating Program

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Thursday Code Puzzler: Self Replicating Program

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Thursday is code puzzler day here at DZone. The idea is simple: solve the coding problem as efficiently as you can, in any language or framework that you find suitable.

Note: Even though there really is nothing stopping you from finding a solution to this on the internet, try to keep honest, and come up with your own answer.  It's all about the participation!

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Write a Self Replicating Program

Without using file reading/copying, write a program that will create a copy of itself (with a new random name) on the file system

Catch up on all our previous puzzlers here.

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