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  Learning scientific programming with Python (2nd ed.)
Hill C.,  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2020. 570 pp. Type: Book (978-1-108745-91-8)

The author is a scientist, and this text is for science and engineering students who want to learn Python. It covers Python well using many science-based examples. While the book does not explain the science, it does include the appropriate formul...

Nov 2 2021
  Python for scientists (2nd ed.)
Stewart J.,  Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2017. 270 pp. Type: Book (978-1-316641-23-1), Reviews: (2 of 2)

This volume provides an important update to the resources available to physicists and other scientists who manipulate quantitative data for one of their most common tasks: computation....

Apr 24 2018
   Python for scientists (2nd ed.)
Stewart J.,  Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2017. 270 pp. Type: Book (978-1-316641-23-1), Reviews: (1 of 2)

Consider the following tease lines that one might choose to begin a book review with: “When I first scanned the contents of this book, I was completely overwhelmed”; “The title of this book is somewhat deceptive”; “Th...

Feb 22 2018
  Wicked cool shell scripts: 101 scripts for Linux, OS X, and UNIX systems (2nd ed.)
Taylor D., Perry B.,  No Starch Press, San Francisco, CA, 2016. 368 pp. Type: Book (978-1-593276-02-7)

This is the second edition of a book originally published in 2004, and some new material has been added to address needs (like cloud storage access) that have emerged since that time. The authors observe that if you are using any kind of Unix-like...

Mar 23 2017
  The R book (2nd ed.)
Crawley M.,  Wiley Publishing, Chichester, UK, 2013. 1076 pp. Type: Book (978-0-470973-92-9), Reviews: (2 of 2)

I continue to not be a statistician but rather a proverbial user of statistics, and therefore (at the risk of self-flattery) a dangerous person. Like many others in science, I was forced (in my case, a half century ago, and of course without prepa...

Aug 7 2014
  Pro data visualization using R and JavaScript
Barker T.,  Apress, Berkeley, CA, 2013. 216 pp. Type: Book (978-1-430258-06-3)

Barker addresses the timely topic of visualization from two complementary perspectives. Using two freely available software tools, R and D3, the author provides readily implementable code to illustrate web visualization charting techniques....

Dec 17 2013
  The R book (2nd ed.)
Crawley M.,  Wiley Publishing, Chichester, UK, 2013. 1076 pp. Type: Book (978-0-470973-92-9), Reviews: (1 of 2)

R is a free software environment and scripting language for analyzing and visualizing data. R implements a dialect of the statistical language S, which was developed by AT&T. This computational framework enables statistical computing, interactive ...

Dec 16 2013
  The essential R reference
Gardener M.,  Wiley Publishing, Indianapolis, IN, 2012. 576 pp. Type: Book (978-1-118391-41-9)

R is a free software environment and scripting language for statistical computing and graphics that implements a dialect of the statistical language S, which was developed by AT&T. Although mostly used for statistical computing, R can also operate...

Jul 31 2013
  ClojureScript: up and running
Sierra S., VanderHart L.,  O’Reilly Media, Inc., Sebastopol, CA, 2013. 116 pp. Type: Book (978-1-449327-43-9)

ClojureScript is a port of Clojure that compiles to JavaScript. Clojure is a Lisp-family, mostly functional language that compiles to the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Clojure’s language philosophy includes a willingness to expose details of t...

Jul 29 2013
  The practice of computing using Python (2nd ed.)
Punch W., Enbody R.,  Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2013. 768 pp. Type: Book (978-0-132805-57-5), Reviews: (2 of 2)

The predominant paradigm for introductory programming courses is still a combination of procedural programming and object-oriented programming, and Python is gaining popularity as the language of choice for such courses. These are the two foundati...

Jul 3 2013
 
 
 
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