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GDL: Taking It Further

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series GDL Gnu Data Language

Quick Reference Good PDF introduction to the GDL language. Libraries Hunting around the web there are people producing extra libraries which can be downloaded : NASA IDL Astronomy Libraries SDSSIDL – a set of general IDL utilities for plotting, data analysis, and database access Daithi Stone IDL Libraries – Geographical, Arrays, Filesystem, Calendar, Graphics, I/O,… Read more »

GDL: Beginner Code Examples

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series GDL Gnu Data Language

The Gnu Data Language is an interactive interpreter/incremental compiler for the GNU Data Language, which is primarily used in scientific, astronomical, medical and geo-science data processing applications. It supports graphical output and is intentionally designed to be highly compatible with the commercial IDL language. GDL is a free IDL (Interactive Data Language) compatible incremental compiler… Read more »

Installing GDL an IDL alternative

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series GDL Gnu Data Language

The Gnu Data Language is an interactive interpreter/incremental compiler for the GNU Data Language, which is primarily used in scientific, astronomical, medical and geo-science data processing applications. It supports graphical output and is intentionally designed to be highly compatible with the commercial IDL language. GDL is a free IDL (Interactive Data Language) compatible incremental compiler… Read more »

GDL Editors on Linux

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series GDL Gnu Data Language

For editing GDL / IDL .pro files on Linux you can of course use any Text Editor (gedit, vi) or the IDLDE, but the following could prove useful: 1. Kate Kate is a text editor for the KDE desktop environment but looks just as good on a Gnome Desktop (Ubuntu default). Kate has built-in support… Read more »