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== For non-APL programmers ==
 
== For non-APL programmers ==
  
[[I am a programmer but new to APL]]
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This is a list of tutorials and other resources of interest to someone who knows about programming or is familiar with another programming language, but wants to learn more about APL.
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* [https://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/info/52405/the-apl-orchard?tab=conversations Stack Exchange Lessons]
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* [https://tryapl.org TryAPL]
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* [https://github.com/nooodl/learnxinyminutes-docs/blob/master/apl.apl LearnXinYminutes]
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* [https://theburningmonk.com/2015/06/fear-and-loathing-with-apl/ Fear and Loathing with APL Learn APL in 10 minutes]
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* [https://aplwiki.com/AplIn20Minutes APL in 20 Minutes]
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* [https://www.whoishostingthis.com/resources/apl/ A Short Intro to APL]
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* [https://codeburst.io/lets-learn-a-programming-language-5f374e4abae5 Let's Learn A Programming Language]
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* [https://aplwiki.com/BooksAndPublications APLWiki list of Books and Publications]
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* [https://www.dyalog.com/mastering-dyalog-apl.htm  Mastering Dyalog APL]
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* [https://github.com/mhaupt/mastering_dyalog_apl GitHub repository]
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* [https://tutorial.dyalog.com/ Tutorial]
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* [https://github.com/vendethiel/trying.apl Trying APL - Basic APL snippets demonstrating function and operator behaviour]
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* [https://github.com/annser/annser Artificial Neural Networks on the Raspberry Pi]
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* [https://codeburst.io/fizzbuzz-in-apl-a193d1954b4b FizzBuzz in APL]
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== For novice APLers ==
 
== For novice APLers ==

Revision as of 10:27, 31 October 2019

Introductions

"I have long been struck by the contrast between the success with which the adventurous learn APL by simply using it, and the frequent failure of lecture courses to communicate the simplicity and applicability of the language."

Kenneth E. Iverson, 1981 - A Working Introduction to APL

For non-programmers

Some of the best resources for somebody new to APL and programming in general are:

Follow one or a couple of these tutorials through and play around a bit. To learn APL the advice is similar to that for learning other languages: have a goal (something you want to accomplish) and try to do it. Along the way you are sure to come across the pitfalls and gotchas of the language, and with time you may come to understand what APL thinking means.

If you get stuck, don't hesitate to ask your questions on the APL Orchard chat room.

For non-APL programmers

This is a list of tutorials and other resources of interest to someone who knows about programming or is familiar with another programming language, but wants to learn more about APL.

For novice APLers

Intermediate APL

For old APLers

Modern APL for old APLers

How to's

Graphical User Interfaces

Calling APL from other languages

Calling other languages from APL

Performance tuning

APL on the web

Parallel computing

Cryptography

Migrate https://aplwiki.com/CryptographyWithDyalogAndDotNet

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