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Re: Mathematica References for Efficient Programming?
Hi, for general programming Donald E. Knuth, "The Art of Computer Programming", Volumes 1-3, Third Edition Addison-Wesley for Mathematica first of all: Roman Maeder, "Programming in Mathematica", Third Edition, Addison-Wesley and David B. Wagner, "Power Programming with Mathematica The Kernel" MacGraw-Hill 1996 Hope that helps Jens LHDill wrote: > > I'm a Ph.D. chemical engineer who would like to both program efficiently in > Mathematica as well as write efficient programs for scientific and engineering > applications. I am completely self-taught when it comes to programming, and > could benefit from books that describe general programming principles > concerning, e.g., error control and debugging, as well as books specifically > about Mathematica. > > I have the book "Mathematica for Scientists and Engineers" by Bahder, which is > good but a little dated now since it was written for version 2.2. At > Amazon.com I read a review by a person with a M.S. in Computer Science who > highly recommended Gray's book "Mastering Mathematica: Programming Methods and > Applications". > > Do the folks in this discussion group have high recommendations for references > that would be useful for me? > > BTW, I would like to be good enough to start a little consulting business using > Mathematica. Are there any consultants out there who would be willing to share > how they got started and where in industry they find the greatest needs. > lhdill