Ken Bowman, author of An Introduction to Programming with IDL, has been collecting tips for the Mac that would be of particular interest to IDL programmers at Mac tips and tricks.

Also of interest to Mac using scientists:

  1. MacResearch: Online Community and Resource for Mac OS X in Science has general resources for scientific programming on a Mac (with a few things about IDL).
  2. Mac OS X for Astrophysicists is a roundup of scientific tools for astrophysicists.
  3. OS X for Astronomers is a list of quick things to get your Mac setup to do astronomy.
  4. Apple – Software for Research is a list generated by Apple of software for search in the physical sciences.