Thrice upon a time, I ran Software Carpentry as a one-semester course at the University of Toronto. I toyed with the idea of turning those notes into a textbook, but got a little sidetracked.

I would now like to find books like the one I didn’t write—books that offer a wide-ranging introduction to key computing skills for researchers in a hands-on way, rather than a deep dive into any single topic. The few I know of include:

If you know of others, I’d be grateful for pointers.