|GNU Scientific Library Reference Manual - Third Edition (v1.12)|
by M. Galassi, J. Davies, J. Theiler, B. Gough, G. Jungman, P. Alken, M. Booth, F. Rossi
Paperback (6"x9"), 592 pages, 60 figures
RRP £24.95 ($39.95)
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GNU Octave Manual Version 3
by John W. Eaton et al.
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This manual is the definitive guide to GNU Octave, an interactive
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edition covers version 3 of GNU Octave. For each copy sold $1 is
donated to the GNU Octave Development Fund.
GNU Bash Reference Manual
by Chet Ramey and Brian Fox
(ISBN 0-9541617-7-7) $29.95 (£19.95)
This manual is the definitive reference for GNU Bash, the standard GNU
command-line interpreter. GNU Bash is a complete implementation of the
posix.2 Bourne shell specification, with additional features from the
C-shell and Korn shell. For each copy of this manual sold, $1 is
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Version Management with CVS
by Per Cederqvist et al.
(ISBN 0-9541617-1-8) $29.95 (£19.95)
This manual describes how to use CVS, the concurrent versioning
system--one of the most widely-used source-code management systems
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Comparing and Merging Files with GNU diff and patch
by David MacKenzie, Paul Eggert, and Richard Stallman
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An Introduction to GCC
by Brian J. Gough, foreword by Richard M. Stallman.
(ISBN 0-9541617-9-3) $19.95 (£12.95)
This manual provides a tutorial introduction to the GNU C and C++
g++. Many books teach the C and C++ languages, but this book explains how to use the compiler itself. Based on years of observation of questions posted on mailing lists, it guides the reader straight to the important options of GCC.
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An Introduction to Python
by Guido van Rossum and Fred L. Drake, Jr.
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This tutorial provides an introduction to Python, an easy to learn
object oriented programming language. For each copy of this manual
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Python Language Reference Manual
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(ISBN 0-9541617-8-5) $19.95 (£12.95)
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An Introduction to R
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This tutorial manual provides a comprehensive introduction to GNU R, a
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