From APL Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Bind () is a primitive operator. It shares the glyph Jot () with Beside; in many dialects the two operators share the name Compose. Its derived functions can only be called monadically.

Called with an array left operand A and function right operand g, (Af) X is equivalent to A f X.

Called with a function left operand f and array right operand B, (fB) X is equivalent to X f B.

Common usage

Bind is used to create a derived function with a single constant argument, particularly in tacit programming:

Try it online!

      Inc 1 2 3
2 3 4

External links



APL built-ins [edit]
Primitive functions
Monadic ConjugateNegateSignumReciprocalMagnitudeExponentialNatural LogarithmFloorCeilingFactorialNotPi TimesRollType
Dyadic AddSubtractTimesDivideResiduePower (function)LogarithmMinimumMaximumBinomialComparison functionsBoolean functions (AndOrNandNor) ∙ CircleComplex
Structural ShapeReshapeTallyDepthRavelEnlistTableCatenateReverseRotateTransposeRazeMixSplitEncloseNestCut (K)PairPartitioned EnclosePartition
Selection FirstPickTakeDropUniqueIdentitySelectReplicateExpand ∙ Set functions (IntersectionUnionWithout) ∙ Bracket indexSquad Indexing
Selector Index generatorGrade UpGrade DownIndex OfInterval IndexIndicesDeal
Computational MatchNot MatchMembershipFindNub SieveBaseRepresentMatrix InverseMatrix DivideFormatExecuteMaterialise
Primitive operators Monadic EachCommuteConstantReplicateReduceWindowed ReduceScanOuter ProductKeyI-beamSpawnFunction axis
Dyadic Inner ProductPower (operator)Rank (operator)BindBesideReverse ComposeAtopOverAtVariantStencil
Quad names
Arrays Index originMigration level