J for C Programmers
by Henry Rich
Publisher: Jsoftware 2008
This book's goal is to explain rudimentary J using language familiar to a C programmer. J is a language of computation: it lets you describe what needs to be done without getting bogged down in details. J expressions deal with large blocks of data.
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