Brian Gough | 13 Dec 17:28 2004
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Revised edition - An Introduction to R

[13-DEC-2004] We have released an updated edition of "An Introduction
to R", a tutorial guide to the powerful GNU R statistics environment.

This revised version covers the 1.9.1 release of R, and contains
additional new examples, notes and corrections.  The full
bibliographic details are:

    "An Introduction to R" 
     by W.N. Venables, D.M. Smith and the R Development Core Team
     Paperback (6"x9"), 156 pages, 7 figures
     Retail Price: $19.95 (12.95 GBP in UK)
     ISBN: 0-9541617-4-2 

Detailed ordering information and a sample electronic version are
available from:

    http://www.network-theory.co.uk/R/intro/

All of the money raised from sales of our manuals supports the
development of more free software and documentation.

A list of recent donations to specific projects can be found at
http://www.network-theory.co.uk/about.html in the section "Funding
Free Software"

Thanks for your support!

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Brian Gough | 8 Jul 13:36 2004
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New programming articles from Network Theory Ltd

This is an announcement of recent articles on programming from 
Network Theory Ltd.  

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  GCC Tutorial: the -fbounds-checking extension to gcc

The commonest and most dangerous error in C programming is reading or
writing to incorrect memory locations using pointers. The bounds
checking extension to GCC provides a way of detecting invalid memory
accesses, by producing additional checking instructions for each read
or write in the executable file.  

Bounds checking can detect many subtle programming errors and prevent
security holes caused by buffer overflows.

This article is a supplement to the book "An Introduction to GCC"
(ISBN: 0-9541617-9-3), published by Network Theory Ltd.

http://www.network-theory.co.uk/articles/boundschecking.html

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  Making and Applying Patches -- a short introduction to GNU diff and patch

This article provides a tutorial introduction to making and using
patches with the GNU commands diff and patch.  Patches are the
standard way for free software developers to share bug fixes and
enhancements with other developers.  This tutorial shows how to create
and apply a patch file, and the basic options of the diff and patch
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Brian Gough | 3 Jun 12:12 2004
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An Introduction to GCC

Printed copies of our new title "An Introduction to GCC" are now
available for order:

    "An Introduction to GCC"
     Paperback (6"x9"), 124 pages
     Retail Price $19.95  (12.95 GBP)
     ISBN: 0-9541617-9-3

This manual provides a complete tutorial introduction to the GNU C and
C++ compilers, gcc and g++.  Many books teach the C and C++ languages,
this book teaches the reader how to use the compiler itself.

"An Introduction to GCC" is published under the GNU Free Documentation
License, and features a special foreword by Richard M. Stallman,
principal developer of GCC and founder of the GNU Project.

Detailed ordering information and a full electronic version of the
manual are available from:

     http://www.network-theory.co.uk/gcc/intro/

All of the money raised from sales of our manuals supports the
development of more free software and documentation.

Thanks for your support!

best regards,

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Brian Gough
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Brian Gough | 11 Mar 13:08 2004
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The R Reference Manual - Base Package - Volumes 1 and 2

Printed copies of the "R Reference Manual" are now available for
order:

    "The R Reference Manual - Base Package" (2 volumes)
     Hardback (6"x9"), 1440 pages total
     Retail Price $69.95 per volume
     ISBN: 0-9546120-0 (vol1), 0-9546120-1-9 (vol2)

This manual has been printed in 2 volumes, running to 1440 pages in
total.  The first volume covers the main functions of R, while the
second volume describes the commands for graphics, mathematics,
distributions and models.  The books are bound in hardback, making
them ideal for libraries.

Detailed ordering information and a full electronic version of each
volume are available from:

    http://www.network-theory.co.uk/R/base/   --- Volume 1
    http://www.network-theory.co.uk/R/base2/  --- Volume 2

For each set of manuals sold, $10 will be donated to the R Foundation.
All of the money raised from sales of our manuals supports the
development of more free software and documentation.

A list of recent donations to specific projects can be found at
http://www.network-theory.co.uk/about.html in the section "Funding
Free Software"

Thanks for your support!

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Brian Gough | 22 Oct 14:05 2003
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The Python Language Reference Manual

Printed copies of the official "Python Language Reference Manual" by
Guido van Rossum and Fred L. Drake, Jr. are now available for order:

    "The Python Language Reference Manual"
     Paperback (6"x9"), 120 pages
     Retail Price $19.95
     ISBN: 0-9541617-8-5 

Detailed ordering information and a full electronic version of the
manual are available from:

     http://www.network-theory.co.uk/python/language/

For each copy sold, $1 will be donated to the Python Software
Foundation.  All of the money raised from sales of our manuals
supports the development of more free software and documentation.

A list of recent donations to specific projects can be found at
http://www.network-theory.co.uk/about.html in the section "Funding
Free Software"

Thanks for your support!

best regards,

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Brian Gough

Network Theory Ltd
15 Royal Park
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Brian Gough | 7 Aug 12:58 2003
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An Introduction to Python

The official Python tutorial, "An Introduction to Python" by
Guido van Rossum and Fred L. Drake, Jr. is now available as a
printed book.

Paperback (6"x9"), 124 pages, Retail Price $19.95, ISBN:
0-9541617-6-9.

More information at:

  http://www.network-theory.co.uk/python/manual/

For each copy of this manual sold, $1 will be donated to the
Python Software Foundation.

A list of recent donations made from book sales is available
at:

  http://www.network-theory.co.uk/funding.html

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Brian Gough

Network Theory Ltd            
15 Royal Park                 
Bristol BS8 3AL               
United Kingdom                

Tel: +44 (0)117 3179309 
Fax: +44 (0)117 9048108              
Web: http://www.network-theory.co.uk/
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Brian Gough | 13 Jul 16:30 2003
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GNU Scientific Library Reference Manual - Second Edition

The second edition of the GNU Scientific Library Reference Manual is
available.  Paperback (6"x9"), 620 pages, 60 figures, Retail Price
$39.99, ISBN 0-9541617-3-4.

http://www.network-theory.co.uk/gsl/manual/

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Brian Gough

Network Theory Ltd            
15 Royal Park                 
Bristol BS8 3AL               
United Kingdom                

Tel: +44 (0)117 3179309 
Fax: +44 (0)117 9048108              
Web: http://www.network-theory.co.uk/

Brian Gough | 13 Jul 16:29 2003
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GNU Bash Reference Manual

The GNU Bash reference manual by Chet Ramey and Brian Fox is now
available as a printed book.  Paperback (6"x9"), 180 pages, Retail
Price $29.95, ISBN 0-9541617-7-7.

http://www.network-theory.co.uk/bash/manual/

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-- 
Brian Gough

Network Theory Ltd            
15 Royal Park                 
Bristol BS8 3AL               
United Kingdom                

Tel: +44 (0)117 3179309 
Fax: +44 (0)117 9048108              
Web: http://www.network-theory.co.uk/

Brian Gough | 13 Jul 16:28 2003
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Version Management with CVS

The official CVS Reference Manual by Per Cederqvist is now available
as a printed book.  Paperback (6"x9"), 216 pages, 8 figures,
Retail Price $29.95, ISBN 0-9541617-1-8

http://www.network-theory.co.uk/cvs/manual/

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-- 
Brian Gough

Network Theory Ltd            
15 Royal Park                 
Bristol BS8 3AL               
United Kingdom                

Tel: +44 (0)117 3179309 
Fax: +44 (0)117 9048108              
Web: http://www.network-theory.co.uk/

Brian Gough | 13 Jul 16:25 2003
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GNU Diff and Patch Manual

The manual for GNU Diff and Patch is now available as a printed book.
Paperback (6"x9"), 120 pages, Retail Price $19.95, ISBN 0-9541617-5-0.

http://www.network-theory.co.uk/diff/manual/

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-- 
Brian Gough

Network Theory Ltd            
15 Royal Park                 
Bristol BS8 3AL               
United Kingdom                

Tel: +44 (0)117 3179309 
Fax: +44 (0)117 9048108              
Web: http://www.network-theory.co.uk/


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