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Re: Recommendations for a programming book?

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  • Subject: [mg55799] Re: Recommendations for a programming book?
  • From: David Kirkby <david.kirkby at>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2005 03:11:52 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <d2tfqb$qp3$>
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David Kirkby wrote:

> I have the book "Programming in Mathematica" by Roman Maeder (1989), 
> based on version 1.2 of Mathematica. This assumes some familiarity with 
> the program, so does *not* start with 1+1=2. I like the book, but 
> thought it might be a bit dated now - remember my copy is 6 years old.

My maths sure is bad

In[1]:= 2005-1989

Out[1]= 16

so my copy of Maeder's book is 16 years old. Someone has pointed out 
there is a never version based on Mathematica 3.0, rather than the 1.2 
of my book.

Dr. David Kirkby,

Please check out
of if you live in Essex

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