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There are several resources for learning about HDF5. The HDF Group provides an on-line HDF5 tutorial, documentation, examples, and videos. There are also tutorials provided by other organizations that are very useful for learning about HDF5.

The HDF Group

For a quick introduction to HDF5 see the following:

Introduction to HDF5A very brief introduction to HDF5 and the HDF5 programming model and APIs
Learning HDF5 with HDFViewA tutorial for learning how to use HDFView. NO programming involved!
Learning the BasicsStep by step instructions for learning HDF5 that include programming examples


These tutorials and examples are available for learning about the HDF5 High Level APIs, tools, Parallel HDF5, and the HDF5-1.10 VDS and SWMR new features:


For more information, see the HDF5 User's Guide, Reference Manual and other documentation.


NEON (National Ecological Observatory Network) HDF5 Tutorials

NERSC Online Tutorial: Introduction to Scientific I/O (HDF5)

HDF Workshops


HDF5 is For Lovers
General Youtube search for hdf5  (many are regarding HDF5 software)

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