The APL Farm (invite links: Discord, Matrix) is a group of Discord and Matrix channels dedicated to the discussion of array programming. As of December 2021, the Discord chatroom has reached 364 members.
The APL Farm is intended as a welcoming space for APL and non-APL users alike. The main channels that are bridged together across Matrix and Discord are:
In addition to these, the discord server has rooms for self-promotion, code challenges and music discussion.
Many new users have joined The APL Farm as beginners, often from sources like YouTube videos and the Array Cast. Some array language veterans and implementers like dzaima, Marshall Lochbaum, Adám Brudzewsky, ngn, John Earnest, Michal J Wallace and John Gibbons frequent the server.
The APL Farm has two bots for code execution: BQNbot and APLFarmBot
- BQNBot executes codeblocks starting with
- APLFarmBot executes codeblocks in multiple array languages. The command names for each language can be previewed with the
No events have been organized within the APL farm yet. However, a few outside events have been notable in the history of the chat room:
- In December 2021, Advent of Code was a popular topic, with many regular users posting solutions for the same.
- A frequent visitor to the chatroom, Mi Lia, has organized APL ∊ BCN, a Barcelona-based meetup.