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by Ryan G.
Tue Nov 27, 2012 10:09 pm
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: Scilab 5.4.0
Replies: 6
Views: 3202

Re: Scilab 5.4.0

Ditto. Irreplaceable tool!
by Ryan G.
Tue Dec 06, 2011 3:48 pm
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: SCILAB 5.3 User Manual, Excellent
Replies: 2
Views: 2234

SCILAB 5.3 User Manual, Excellent

Almost 3,000 pages of very useful info. Probably one of the most complete user manuals for a software package I've seen.

http://www.scilab.org/download/5.3.0/ma ... _en_US.pdf

Now if I can get the time to go through most of it ;-)
by Ryan G.
Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:37 pm
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: What development language?
Replies: 13
Views: 6632

Re: What development language?

I don't think one has to spend the tons of money that MATLABS wants. Why? 99% of what it can do can be done by scilab which was developed in France and it is TOTALLY free. Download a copy and give it a try, you'll be surprised. And, this also is very appropriate, i.e., having this conversation in t...
by Ryan G.
Tue Oct 25, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: What development language?
Replies: 13
Views: 6632

Re: What development language?

Thank you very much for the informative response. I have a lot to learn :-) You are right, everyone seems to be gravitating towards MATLABS. I've used it a bit and it's a good tool, but it's not the swiss-army knife that everyone wants it to be. On top of that, it's a fairly expensive package, for w...
by Ryan G.
Mon Oct 24, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: What development language?
Replies: 13
Views: 6632

What development language?

I know that in the old days, engineers used to use Fortran and Basic, 99% of the time, specially for developing complicated scientific program (I think Cobol was for business, but I am not sure). In any case, what is the preferred language nowdays? As I recall, 10+ years ago, everyone was raving abo...