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Re: Good text for beginners?

Dan Drew (ddrew@new.rr.com) writes:

> I'm trying to learn IDL 5.2 for Windows and I'm a beginner, and have
> discovered quickly that this is no easy language.  I used Mathematica quite
> a bit as well as a little Macsyma.  Do any of you have a recommendation for
> a beginning text?  I suppose the Fanning book would be the natural choice,
> but I'm not sure.  

Worse. I think the Fanning book might be your *only*
choice. :-(



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