Harris Geospatial Solutions
Harris Geospatial Solutions is the developer of IDL. You can get information about IDL and other Harris Geospatial Solutions products and download a trial version of the IDL software.
The Usenet news group comp.lang.idl-pvwave is a high-quality, low volume newsgroup to which many IDL experts contribute regularly. You can view the newsgroup here or with your favorite newsreader. Don't confuse this group with comp.lang.idl, which is devoted to an unrelated software system (Interface Definition Language) that is also known as IDL.
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory S1R IDL LIbrary
One of the oldest, largest, and most useful libraries of IDL software available.
Coyote's Guide to IDL Programming
David Fanning's web site has a great collection of IDL programming tips, sample programs, and links to other IDL resources. David is a long time IDL developer and training consultant. You can buy his book, IDL Programming Techniques, and other IDL-related books.
Ronn Kling Consulting
Ronn Kling is an expert on IDL graphics and author of several IDL books.
Practical IDL Programming by Liam Gumley
Liam Gumley has written an excellent IDL book for more experienced programmers.
Michael Galloy’s IDL Resources
Michael Galloy is a former RSI training instructor and consultant.
IDL astronomy-related web sites
- NASA Goddard Space Flight Center IDL Astronomy Users Library - A large library of general purpose and specialized astronomy routines.
- AstroBetter - Tips and tricks for Professional Astronomers
An Australian consulting company that uses IDL. Their web site has several extensive lists of IDL-related links.