IDL Resources

(for the IDL primer course held in Bologna on 19-23 May 2008)

Prepared by L. Nicastro (INAF-IASF)


The course (HTML) (Last revised: 24-06-2009)

IDL web site

The course presentation:

Windows: [.pptx (Office 2007)] [.ppt (Office 2000, 2003)]
Linux: [.odp (OpenOffice)]
All: [.pdf] [.pdf (2 pages per sheet)]

Practice day notes: day 1 (May 21, 2008),  day 2 (May 23, 2008)

Things you should have:

- My (partial) personal library (.tar.gz)
- "Astro-lib" May-2010 (.tar.gz)
- "HEALPix-lib" v.2.11c Feb-2009 (.tar.gz)
- imdisp - Version 1.47 (05/06/2002)
- Set-up file: idl_setup.csh (tcsh)
- Set-up file: idl_setup.bash (bash)
- Startup file
- Demo programs (with data files)
- More demo data

and know about:
- Statement Syntax
- ITT tutorials and data
- The accumulated IDL knowledge of Tim Robishaw
- US-VO, IDL mini-tutorial by C. Miller (09/07/2006)
- The Underground Guide to IDL by Liam E. Gumley (.pdf - 07/08/1996)
- IDL course given at IAC by Reinhold Kroll (22/06/1998)
...find more in the course page!

Not to forget, Rob Dimeo's training courses at NCNR:
course 1 (PDF) and course 2 (PDF) with programs and data: course 1 and course 2 (.tar.gz)

...more to come


L. Nicastro, INAF-IASF, 2009-06-24