[SciPy-user] Any Books on SciPy?

Christopher Clarke cclarke@chrisdev....
Wed Feb 28 12:01:27 CST 2007


Hi Travis
I agree the the "Guide to Numpy" book was well worth the price
(I was really happy when PayPal started to work in Trinidad!!!)
I am suggesting that the examples i.e http://www.scipy.org/ 
Numpy_Example_List
should also be included
Regards
Chris



On 28 Feb 2007, at 13:45, Travis Oliphant wrote:

> Andres Gonzalez-Mancera wrote:
>
>> I agree that there is a huge void in proper Scipy documentation which
>> is essential for broader adoption. I know you can always go to the
>> source files but this is not something everybody will do. Although  
>> the
>> Documentation has been growing over the past year we're still missing
>> some central 'official' documentation or at least tutorial.
>>
>> While I'm on the subject, I bought Travis' book early last year. I
>> understood that we should have received updates as they became
>> available. I never heard or received anything. Have there been any
>> updates in the past year or was I left out of the loop? The reason I
>> ask this is because I understand there were substantial changes to
>> numpy in the road to 1.0. Are these changes documented anywhere other
>> than the developers mailing lists?
>>
>>
>
> The current version of "Guide to NumPy" is very complete.  There are a
> few editing and typographical changes needed, but that is it.
>
> I sent updates to everyone who I have an email adress for in December.
> If you did not receive it then I don't have the right email address  
> for
> you.  Please let me know and we will get it fixed (I'll send you an
> update right away and you'll be set to receive the final update in
> April/May).
>
> Thank you so much, everybody, for all of your support.   I have  
> received
> approximately 1000 orders so far over the past 18 months which has
> literally saved my skin and made it possible to continue working on  
> NumPy.
>
> I'm even more enthused that the number of downloads of NumPy 1.0.1 has
> reached 30000.   We are also making inroads with the Python developers
> and uf all goes well should have a working array interface in  
> Python 3.0
> and Python 2.6
>
> Best regards,
>
> -Travis
>
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