Practical IDL Programming

ISBN-10: 1558607005

ISBN-13: 9781558607002

Edition: 2002

Authors: Liam E. Gumley
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Description: Interactive Data Language was designed to enable scientists and engineers to quickly and efficiently analyse and visualise extremely large sets of data. This text provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of procedural programming in IDL.

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List price: $91.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 7/18/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 508
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
About This Book
About IDL
Running IDL
Online Help
Outline of the Chapters
Fundamentals of IDL Syntax
Interactive and Compiled Modes
Variables
Introduction to Arrays
Array Indexing
Expressions and Arithmetic Operators
Relational and Boolean Operators
Structures
Pointers
Array Properties
Locating Values within an Array
Array Reordering
Array Resizing
Writing IDL Programs
Defining and Compiling Programs
Control Statements
Parameters and Keywords
Checking Parameters and Keywords
Scripts, Include Files, and Journaling
Global Variables
Error Handling
Efficient Programming
Input and Output
Standard Input and Output
Working with Files
Reading and Writing Formatted (ASCII) Files
Reading and Writing Unformatted (Binary) Files
Scientific and Specialized Data Formats
Reading and Writing netCDF Files
Reading and Writing HDF Files
Direct Graphics
Graphics Devices
Display Modes
Graphics Windows
Working with Colors
Display Mode Troubleshooting
Plotting Data
Plotting Overview
Plot Positioning
Plot Customization
Plot Colors
Titles, Labels, and Symbols
Error Bar, Histogram, and Bar Plots
Contour Plots
Mesh and Shaded Surface Plots
Mapping
Displaying Images
Image Fundamentals
Image Display Routines
Customizing Image Scaling
Sizing the Image to Fit the Display
Displaying TrueColor Images
Displaying Images on the PostScript and Printer Devices
An Image Display Procedure
Creating Graphical Output
Bitmap and Vector Output
Creating Bitmap Output Files
Creating PostScript Output
Creating Printer Output
Graphical User Interfaces
Introduction to GUI Programming
Creating Widgets
Working with Existing Widgets
Events and Event Handling
A GUI Application
IDL on the Internet
Resources by the Author
RSI Information
Newsgroup
Libraries
Searchable Library Database
Editors
PostScript Viewers
People
Mathematical Routines
Widget Event Structures
Widget Properties
Graphics Device Properties
Index
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