APL Online

A simple search online will reveal hundred of articles about APL.  This is a curated and incomplete list of documents, categorized as follows:

  • Indices of APL and Array Language papers
  • APL Family Array Languages in the News
  • Descriptions and personal histories
  • APL Array Programming Language Family and Machines
  • APL Array Programming Language Family Biographies & Obits
  • Related Language (subset)
  • Array Language Stories and anecdotes
  • APL in context with other programming languages
  • Personal sites of APL People
  • Index of Catherine’s works in progress

Indices of APL and Array Language papers

J Software Papers Index  (includes seminal APL papers)

History of APL – Software Preservation  Group website (Computer History Museum)

APL in the Visual Wiki – http://www.viswiki.com/

http://www.reddit.com/r/apljk
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APL Family Array Languages in the News

Software business Ads up, Yamika Herald Republic, July 26?, 2011 (photo March 2011)

Tech 50, The Most Disruptive People in Financial Technology, Institutional Investor, July 11, 2011

Kx Systems targets FX participants with database technology, FX Week, June 20, 2011

Kx System and High Frequency Trading, Open Source Trader, June 10, 2011

Data spikes pose problems for risk management, risk.net June 17, 2010 – Not free, but 30 day trial exists.

STAC Releases New Market Data Benchmark With Results From Kx and Oracle - Market Watch press release June 21, 2010

Voice of Experience: Janet Lustgarten, CEO, Kx Systems - The Glass Hammer: smart women in numbers, December 23, 2009
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Descriptions and personal histories

The Description of Finite Sequential Processes – Iverson 1960

The Evolution of APL – Falkoff/Iverson 1978

Notation as a Tool of Thought – Iverson 1979

The Socio-Technical Beginnings of APL – McDonnell 1979

A Personal History of APL – Montalbano 1982

Functional Programming Archaeology – Hague 2007

Rediscovering APL’s History – Jones  2009

Graham Roberson’s Youtube video, “50 Years of APL” 2009

APL FAQs – Sirlin 2010

J (a programming language), 23skidoo’s “Lens” 2012

A Brief Career in APL (1976-1990) PDF, Pesch 2012
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APL Array Programming Language Family and Machines

How we got to APL1130 - Breed 2004

IBM 1130 Fan Site (IBM1130.org) – Aleks and Knittel ongoing

APL 360 Terminal – Falkoff/Iverson 1967

APL 360 History – Falkoff 1969

York, MCM70 & The Angst of Being There First – Lathwell 2010

Inventing the PC: the MCM/70 Story – Stachniak 2011

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APL Array Programming Language Family Biographies & Obits

Iverson Autobiography – Iverson/McIntyre 2004

Biography of John C. McPherson, – Grosch, Herb 2004

OBITUARY Eugene Edward McDonnell October 18th 1926—August 17th 2010

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Related Language (subset)

http://www.nial.com/index.html

Array Language Stories and anecdotes

J Stories – various.

The World’s Most Mind-Bending Language Has the Best Development Environment- Hague 2009

KARMA – THE ONLY CURRENCY THE FED CAN’T DEVALUE, AND THE IRS CAN’T TAX – Allen, Brooke T. 2010

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APL in context with other programming languages

Rosetta Code – covers specific programming tasks for over 20 computer languages

The History of HaskelMazanek, Steffen

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Personal sites of APL People

Photos from Bay Area APL Reunion (2003)

Bob Armstrong’s APL Blossom Time site

Fred Brooks, website

Jim Brown, APL Blossom Time site

Donald McInyre (RIP), website

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Index of Catherine’s works in progress

Catherine’s array language videos and photos (my stuff)

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