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F programming language

F is a compiled, structured, array programming language especially well suited to education and scientific computing. It is a subset of Fortran 95 developed by Walter Brainerd, Richard Hendrickson, and David Epstein. Compilers are freely available for the Windows, x86 Linux, and Solaris platforms.


  • Walt Brainerd, Charlie Goldberg, Jeanne Adams: Programmer's Guide to F. The Fortran Company.
  • Loren Meissner: Essential Fortran 90 and 95. Unicomp.
  • Michael Metcalf, John Reid: The F Programming Language. Oxford University Press, 1996
  • Robin A. Vowels: Algorithms and Data Structures in F and Fortran. Unicomp.

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