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'''APL ∊ BCN''' is a user group based in [[wikipedia:Barcelona|Barcelona]] started by [[User:Mlliarm|Michail Liarmakopoulos]] in late November 2021. Its activities are currently exclusively online due to the continuing impact of the [[wikipedia:COVID-19 pandemic|COVID-19 pandemic]], but plans exist for transitioning to regular physical meetups in Barcelona every four weeks, with additional online events every two–three weeks.
'''APL ∊ BCN''' is a user group based in [[wikipedia:Barcelona|Barcelona]] started by [[User:Mlliarm|Michail Liarmakopoulos]] in late November 2021. Its activities are currently exclusively online due to the continuing impact of the [[wikipedia:COVID-19 pandemic|COVID-19 pandemic]], but plans exist for transitioning to regular physical meetups in Barcelona every second month, with additional online events every one–three months.


It is the first user group based in a country where Spanish is the majority language, but meetings will be held in English to be as accessible as possible.
It is the first user group based in a country where Spanish is the majority language, but meetings will be held in English to be as accessible as possible.
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== Meetings ==
== Meetings ==
The group organises three distinct types of meetings: general meetings, a historical APL paper reading group, and a general reading group.
* The group organizes two distinct types of meetings: general meetings and historical APL paper reading meetings.
 
* Discussions take place in IRC (LiberaChat server), #apl_in_bcn.
'''The password''' for the zoom links is:
* In pseudocode: int(100000*sqrt(3)).
* In APL: <source lang=apl inline>⌊100000×3*÷2</source>  [https://tryapl.org/?clear&q=%E2%8C%8A100000%C3%973*%C3%B72&run Run it!].
* In J: <source lang=j inline>(100000*3^1%2);(100000*%:3)</source> [https://tio.run/#%23y/oPBDZ6hgYgoKVqZQwA Run it!].


=== General meetings ===
=== General meetings ===


{| class=wikitable
{| class=wikitable
! Date !! Time !! Title !! Subjects !! Sign-up !! Meeting link !! Video !! Slides
! Date !! Time !! Title !! Subject !! Sign-up !! Meeting link !! Video !! Slides || Code
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| 2021-12-18 || 19:00–20:30 CET || APL: A different Programming Language || How to keep calm and [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7snnRaC4t5c not be afraid of the glyphs], [[monadic function|monadic]] and [[dyadic function]]s, [[operator]]s, [[function axis]] || [https://www.meetup.com/apl-bcn/events/282411026/ Meetup] || [https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7583238770 Zoom: 758 323 8770] || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq_gUA4ta_Y 01:42:01] || [https://github.com/mlliarm/apl-in-bcn/blob/aa4e6e1898b2f482a657af6fed737e65b6a25b5f/slides/2021-12-18/APL_%20A%20different%20Programming%20Language.pdf PDF]
| 2021-12-18 || 19:00–20:30 CET || APL: A different Programming Language || How to keep calm and [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7snnRaC4t5c not be afraid of the glyphs], [[monadic function|monadic]] and [[dyadic function]]s, [[operator]]s, [[function axis]] || [https://www.meetup.com/apl-bcn/events/282411026/ Meetup] || [https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7583238770 Zoom: 758 323 8770] || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq_gUA4ta_Y 01:42:01] || [https://github.com/mlliarm/apl-in-bcn/blob/aa4e6e1898b2f482a657af6fed737e65b6a25b5f/slides/2021-12-18/APL_%20A%20different%20Programming%20Language.pdf PDF] || N/A
|-
|-
| 2022-01-29 || 19:00-20:30 CET || J: A modern math-oriented APL || An introduction to J for the mathematically curious. || [https://www.meetup.com/apl-bcn/events/283206437/ Meetup] || [https://zoom.us/j/86528670782 Zoom: 865 2867 0782] || TBD || TBD
| 2022-01-29 || 19:00-20:30 CET || J: A modern math-oriented APL || An introduction to J for the mathematically curious. || [https://www.meetup.com/apl-bcn/events/283206437/ Meetup] || [https://zoom.us/j/86528670782 Zoom: 865 2867 0782] || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74dP7VLMftU 01:19:28] || [https://github.com/mlliarm/apl-in-bcn/blob/acc2d175f27fe823bc1903c781baf90a60e655ee/slides/2022-01-29/J_%20A%20modern%20math-oriented%20APL.pdf PDF] || [https://github.com/mlliarm/apl-in-bcn/blob/acc2d175f27fe823bc1903c781baf90a60e655ee/code/2022-01-29/apl_in_bcn_no2.ijs Code]
|}
|}


=== Historical APL paper reading group ===
=== Historical APL paper reading group ===
{| class=wikitable
{| class=wikitable
! Date !! Time !! Title !! Subjects !! Sign-up !! Meeting link
! Date !! Time !! Title !! Subject !! Sign-up !! Meeting link !! Video !! Slides || Code
|-
|  2022-04-09  || 19:00-20:30 CEST || APL ∊ BCN - meet #3 || "Is APL epidemic? or a study of its growth through an extended bibliography", J.C. Rault, G. Demars, APL '72 || [https://www.meetup.com/apl-bcn/events/284957889/ Meetup] || [https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84779834648 Zoom: 847 7983 4648] || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TcaVX4Pl9s 01:00:22] || [https://github.com/mlliarm/apl-in-bcn/blob/main/slides/2022-04-09/meet3_notes.markdown Markdown] || N/A
|-
|  2022-09-17  || 19:00-20:30 CEST || APL ∊ BCN - meet #4 || "Notation as a Tool of Thought", K. E. Iverson, (Part I: ch0, ch1)  || [https://www.meetup.com/apl-bcn/events/287974824/ Meetup] || [https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82932730751 Zoom: 829 3273 0751] || [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvHqqQdn6SA 01:02:10] || [https://github.com/mlliarm/apl-in-bcn/blob/main/slides/2022-09-17/meet4_notes.markdown Markdown] || N/A
|-
|-
|}
|   2022-10-??  || Prerecorded || APL ∊ BCN - meet #5 || "Notation as a Tool of Thought", K. E. Iverson, (Part II: ch2)  || N/A || N/A || TBD || TBD || N/A
 
|-
=== General reading group ===
|   2022-11-??  || Prerecorded || APL ∊ BCN - meet #6 || "Notation as a Tool of Thought", K. E. Iverson, (Part III: ch3, ch4a)  || N/A || N/A || TBD || TBD || N/A
{| class=wikitable
! Date !! Time !! Title !! Subjects !! Sign-up !! Meeting link
|-
|-
|  2022-12-??  || Prerecorded || APL ∊ BCN - meet #7 || "Notation as a Tool of Thought", K. E. Iverson, (Part IV: ch4b, ch5)  || N/A || N/A || TBD || TBD || N/A
|}
|}


== External links ==
== External links ==
* [https://mlliarm.github.io/apl-in-bcn/ Official website]
* [https://mlliarm.github.io/apl-in-bcn/ Official website]
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQ82BlW2Dn4 Official theme song] ("My nuclear/own power" – chosen for, as a hymn to the [[wikipedia:Platonism|platonic]] realm of ideas, being fitting for mathematics and APL)
* [https://twitter.com/apl_in_bcn Twitter page]


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[[Category:User groups]]
[[Category:User groups]]

Latest revision as of 06:45, 13 October 2022

APL ∊ BCN logo.

APL ∊ BCN is a user group based in Barcelona started by Michail Liarmakopoulos in late November 2021. Its activities are currently exclusively online due to the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, but plans exist for transitioning to regular physical meetups in Barcelona every second month, with additional online events every one–three months.

It is the first user group based in a country where Spanish is the majority language, but meetings will be held in English to be as accessible as possible.

Goals

The group was founded with the goals of:

  • spreading knowledge of APL and the array family of programming languages.
  • spreading knowledge about Ken Iverson and other people involved in the development of APL.
  • sharing knowledge related to the intersection of mathematics and programming.
  • fostering a friendly community of people interested in array programming.

Meetings

  • The group organizes two distinct types of meetings: general meetings and historical APL paper reading meetings.
  • Discussions take place in IRC (LiberaChat server), #apl_in_bcn.

General meetings

Date Time Title Subject Sign-up Meeting link Video Slides Code
2021-12-18 19:00–20:30 CET APL: A different Programming Language How to keep calm and not be afraid of the glyphs, monadic and dyadic functions, operators, function axis Meetup Zoom: 758 323 8770 01:42:01 PDF N/A
2022-01-29 19:00-20:30 CET J: A modern math-oriented APL An introduction to J for the mathematically curious. Meetup Zoom: 865 2867 0782 01:19:28 PDF Code

Historical APL paper reading group

Date Time Title Subject Sign-up Meeting link Video Slides Code
2022-04-09 19:00-20:30 CEST APL ∊ BCN - meet #3 "Is APL epidemic? or a study of its growth through an extended bibliography", J.C. Rault, G. Demars, APL '72 Meetup Zoom: 847 7983 4648 01:00:22 Markdown N/A
2022-09-17 19:00-20:30 CEST APL ∊ BCN - meet #4 "Notation as a Tool of Thought", K. E. Iverson, (Part I: ch0, ch1) Meetup Zoom: 829 3273 0751 01:02:10 Markdown N/A
2022-10-?? Prerecorded APL ∊ BCN - meet #5 "Notation as a Tool of Thought", K. E. Iverson, (Part II: ch2) N/A N/A TBD TBD N/A
2022-11-?? Prerecorded APL ∊ BCN - meet #6 "Notation as a Tool of Thought", K. E. Iverson, (Part III: ch3, ch4a) N/A N/A TBD TBD N/A
2022-12-?? Prerecorded APL ∊ BCN - meet #7 "Notation as a Tool of Thought", K. E. Iverson, (Part IV: ch4b, ch5) N/A N/A TBD TBD N/A

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