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Re: Book or Manual for 6?

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  • Subject: [mg78304] Re: Book or Manual for 6?
  • From: dimitris <dimmechan at yahoo.com>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 04:18:29 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <f5qitl$5fs$1@smc.vnet.net>

Not exactly what you want but still a book for Mathematica 6...

http://www.springer.com/west/home/computer/general?SGWID=4-155-22-978...

Computer Simulations with Mathematica and Java
Wellin, Paul, Gayley, Todd

I also mentioned the book some time ago.
Note the comments I took...

"Annoyingly as usual, Springer has announced a book MANY months
before
the scheduled date of publication, and there's no guarantee the book
will actually appear by that date."

Dimitris


            AES       :
> As a long time 5.2 user, I want a *book* or a *manual* about 6
>
> -- one that will, at a minimum, list and explain and describe the
> changes and new features in 6 relative to 5
>
> --one that I can read, in the evening, in the living room with wife and
> dog, not back at the monitor on my desk, all by myself
>
> --one that I can turn pages back and forth in, and occasionally
> highlight or turn down a page corner, not have to "navigate" through by
> endlessly clicking links back forth (ever hear of anyone "navigating" a
> novel, or a biography?)
>
> Is such available?  To my amazement, a search for "Mathematica 6" on
> amazon brought up nothing to buy; and a search on the Wolfram web sites
> brought up no manual or users guide that I could download *in one shot*,
> and then take down to Kinko's to get printed (as I've done with more
> than one on-line application manual in recent years).



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