Introduction to HDF5 
HDF5 Reference Manual 
Other HDF5 documents and links 
  

A User's Guide for HDF5

The following documents form a loosely organized user's guide to the HDF5 library.

HDF5 Files      A guide to the H5F interface.
Datasets A guide to the H5D interface.
Datatypes A guide to the H5T interface.
Dataspaces A guide to the H5S interface.
Groups A guide to the H5G interface.
References and Identifiers A guide to the H5R and H5I interfaces.
Attributes A guide to the H5A interface.
Property Lists A guide to the H5P interface.
Error Handling A guide to the H5E interface.
Filters A guide to the H5Z interface.
Caching A guide for meta and raw data caching.
Dataset Chunking A guide to the issues and pitfalls of dataset chunking.
Mounting Files A guide to mounting files containing external HDF5 datasets.
Performance A guide to performance issues and analysis tools.
Debugging A guide to debugging HDF5 API calls.
Environment Variables and
   Configuration Parameters
A list of HDF5 environment variables and configuration
   parameters.
DDL for HDF5 A DDL in BNF for HDF5.


Introduction to HDF5 
HDF5 Reference Manual 
Other HDF5 documents and links 
  

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Last modified: 19 January 2001
Describes HDF5 Release 1.4.4, July 2002
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