IDL (Interative Data Language)

IDL has been used a lot in many applications in the most different fields. In particular in astronomy, most of the missions and programs were written in IDL, for example the software of DIRBE/COBE mission, among others.

Below, some interesting links:
- Research Systems

- Are you want to begin to use IDL ? Here, an excellent course written by Simon Sheperd

- Programming in IDL

- The IDL Astronomy User's Library