About

This Internet log (Nurmi Labs), and EDB-Terminaler, were initiated pursuant to work on two Danish language books as "Regneark, database, Statistik, Netværk" and "Terminaler".

https://www.itu.dk/people/sestoft/papers/weuse-sestoft.pdf
http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/simonpj/Papers/excel/excel.pdf

http://r.cs.purdue.edu/pub/ecoop12.pdf
This (wrox) book has a chapter on GNU/Linux terminals, also a chapter omitted in subsequent editions, on Tcl.

Beginning Linux Programming, 2nd Edition
http://www.wrox.com/WileyCDA/WroxTitle/Beginning-Linux-Programming-2nd-Edition.productCd-0764543733.html

UPDATE:
R for Microsoft® Excel Users
by C. Carlberg
might be an interesting book
I have not yet looked it over

http://www.quepublishing.com/store/r-for-microsoft-excel-users-making-the-transition-for-9780134571874