Dyalog user meeting

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The Dyalog user meeting is an annual conference held by Dyalog Ltd. for users of Dyalog APL and other array programmers. It is approximately a week long and features presentations both by employees of Dyalog and by users of the language and other guests.

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Historical user meetings

Dyalog '06

Dyalog '06 was held in Elsinore, Denmark from 16th-20th October 2006.

Dyalog presentations

Invited guest and user presentations

  • 02: Version 11 in Production Environment, Stephen Taylor & Gilgamesh Athoraya (Manita)
  • 06: Architecture of IDELIANCE – A comprehensive semantic networks server entirely developed with Dyalog, Denis Poisson (Alsee) & Dr Jean Rohmer (Thales Communications)
  • 08: Describing Complex Products as Configurations using APL Arrays, Lars Wentzel (Mandator) (materials)
  • 09: An APL Keyboard for the Future, Adrian Smith (Causeway) (materials)
  • 10: Getting APL Past the Gatekeepers, Paul Grosvenor (Optima Systems)
  • 11: Shopping Cart for IT Services – Implementation of a web application with Dyalog, Ronny Leopold (DATEV eG) (materials)
  • 12: HARRYVectorServer: a powerful Datamart for Business Performance Management, Paul Landucci (Harry Software) (materials)
  • 13: The Causeway to Vista, Adrian Smith (Causeway)
  • 14: Superspace, Graeme Robertson (Graeme Robertson Ltd.) (materials)
  • 15: KPL, Simon Garland (Kx Systems)
  • 16: APL, C# and Ruby: Can They Live Happily Together?, Richard Nabavi (MicroAPL)
  • 17: APL Next – Visual APL, Fred Waid (APLNext)
  • 18: A Simple Web Server for APL, Stefano Lanzavecchia (APL Italiana) (materials)

Workshops and tutorials

  • W01: Office Automation with Dyalog: Combining Excel, Word and other tools with Dyalog Applications, Richard Procter (APL Borealis) (materials)
  • W02: APL and Relational Databases: Achieving Both Flexibility & Performance, J. Merrill (Analytical Software Corp.) (materials)
  • W03: Integrating with the Microsoft .NET Framework, John Daintree, Chief Architect
  • W04: Writing Web Applications in Dyalog...with and without Microsoft .NET, Morten Kromberg, Technical Director (CTO)
  • W05: Introduction to Object Oriented Programming using Dyalog version 11.0, Dan Baronet (materials)

Dyalog '07

Dyalog '07 was held in Princeton, New Jersey from 30th September-3rd October 2007.

Dyalog presentations

Invited guest and user presentations

  • 11: Networking for APLers, Michael Baas (Dynamic Logistics Systems, Germany) & John Miller (HologramBI, Australia) (materials)
  • 12: Exploring Microsoft DirectX interface with Dyalog APL 11.0, Alex Balako (CheckFree Investment Services, USA) (materials)
  • 13: Script Driven Data Exchange between Incompatible Systems, Roger Kumler (CommSoft, USA) (materials)
  • 14: Vindaloo, Phil Last (materials)
  • 15: Porting your Dyalog APL application to the Internet, Eric Lescasse (Lescasse Consulting, France) (materials)
  • 16: Compositional Modelling in the Petroleum Industry with APL, Steven W. Levine (ExxonMobil, USA)
  • 17: Dealing Room Pricing in Pure Managed Code, Driven by APL, Presented in Excel, John Miller (HologramBI, Australia) & Adrian Smith (APL-385, UK) (materials)
  • 18: Modern APL Application Design, Alexey Miroshnikov (InfoStroy, Russia) (materials)
  • 19: Grid Computing with Dyalog, Risto Saikko (Techila Oy, Finland) (materials)
  • 20: Version Control 101, Lars Villadsen (SimCorp, Denmark) (materials)
  • 21: Types in APL, Lars Villadsen (SimCorp, Denmark) (materials)

Workshops and tutorials

  • W01: Introduction to Object Oriented Programming using Dyalog version 11.0, Dan Baronet
  • W02: Office Automation using Dyalog – Combining Excel, Word and Other Tools with Dyalog Applications, Richard Procter (APL Borealis) (materials)
  • W03: Introduction to Microsoft.Net, John Daintree, Chief Architect
  • W04: A working introduction to Object Oriented Programming and SALT, Stephen Taylor (materials)
  • W05: Introduction to RainPro and NewLeaf, Adrian Smith (APL-385, UK) (materials)
  • W06: Microsoft .Net Masterclass, John Daintree, Chief Architect
  • W07: Ultralight web development, Stephen Taylor
  • W08: Kdb+ and Dyalog, Jeffry Borror, Adrian Smith (APL-385, UK) & Stephen Taylor

Dyalog '08

Dyalog '08 was held in Elsinore, Denmark from 12th-15th October 2008.

Dyalog presentations

Invited guest and user presentations

  • 03: Snooping with APL, Charles H. Brenner, Ph.D. (Consulting in Forensic Mathematics) (video (62 mins))
  • 05: Performance Improvements in Dyalog: A Case Study, Roger Hui (J Software Inc.) (materials, video (47 mins))
  • 09: OO For The Elderly (In Case You Are STILL Wondering What All This OO Is Good for!), Dick Bowman (materials)
  • 11: New Keyboards: Keyboard Layouts in Practice, Adrian Smith & Veli-Matti Jantunen (materials)
  • 12: ADOC, Kai Jäger (APLTeam) (materials)
  • 13: OO Stats – Performing Statistical Calculations using Dyalog APL, Alan Sykes (Acadvent Ltd – previously a Senior Lecturer in Statistics in the Business School at Swansea University) (materials, video (40 mins))
  • 14: COPA-MS – A Look Under the Hood, Michael Baas, (DLS-Planung.de) (materials)
  • 15: Gridifying FinE using the Techila Grid, Claus Madsen, (FinE) (materials, video (43 mins))
  • 16: Demo of an ASP.NET application with a Dyalog Engine, Chris "Ziggi" Paul (The Childcare Company) (materials)
  • 17: Herding cats for fun and profit – growing your APL business, Joakim Hårsman (Profdoc Care) (materials, video (40 mins))
  • 18: Airline Revenue Management, Maurice Jordan (formerly British Airways)
  • 19: Heterogeneous Development with Maximum Reuse of APL Assets, Lars Stampe Villadsen & Martin Petri (SimCorp)
  • 20: Serving Lunch with Dyalog APL, Tommy Johannessen (Jersie Data ApS) (materials, video (45 mins))
  • 21: PKZIP Your Files Using APL and .NET, Gianluigi Quario (APL Italiana) (materials)
  • 22: The Array Constraint Engine, Gert Møller (Array Technology) (video (45 mins))
  • 23: Pocket APL – GPS, Sudoku and ⎕NA, Ray Cannon (Independent Consultant) (materials)
  • 24: APL – An Excellent Return, Romilly Cocking (Cocking and Co.) (video (44 mins))

Workshops and tutorials

Dyalog '09

Dyalog '09 was held in Princeton, New Jersey from 13th-16th September 2009.

Dyalog presentations

Invited guest and user presentations

  • 03: Keynote: Vectors – Lightning in the Clouds, Dave Thomas (Bedarra Research Labs, Object Mentor at Carleton University and Queensland University of Technology – www.davethomas.net)
  • 04: A Programming Language – The Movie, Catherine Lathwell (Lathwell Productions)
  • 07: Building an APLer (intro to the online tutorial), Gary Bergquist (Zark Incorporated) (materials, video (35 mins))
  • 08: APL in Second Gear, Gary Bergquist (Zark Incorporated) (materials, video (38 mins))
  • 13: Introduction to Design Patterns for APL Developers, Alexander Balako (materials)
  • 14: Acre – APL Code Repository, Phil Last
  • 16: Winning the Dyalog Programming Contest 2009, Ronald Ping Man Chan (materials, video (58 mins))
  • 17: Building a Web Application with Dyalog APL and ASP.Net, Robert Pullman (Managed Account Performance Solutions) (materials)
  • 20: Bio-Check (or, I'm feeling well and can prove it), Gilgamesh Athoraya (Optima Systems) (video (25 mins))
  • 21: APLAPL: A Programming Library in APL, Kai Jäger
  • 22: Put an Array on your Tray – Meal Planning with Pocket APL, Richard Procter (APL Borealis) (materials, video (37 mins))
  • 23: Keynote: Arrays in Real Life, Gert Møller (Array Technology) (video (63 mins))
  • 24: The Key West Project – Why my mother-in-law has special serving dishes for corn on the cob and I don't – or – Technology Stack: APL, APL, APL and APL, Paul Mansour (The Carlisle Group)
  • 25: Tables, Buttons, Flash and Spinning Images, Chris "Ziggi" Paul (The Childcare Company Ltd.)
  • 27: Emulating an APL+Win Application in Dyalog APL, Joachim "JoHo" Hoffmann (J Austria)
  • 28: The "Scratch" Multimedia Programming Environment for Children using APL, Steve Halasz (Fiserv) (materials)
  • 29: Cuda Libre – A Pioneering Approach to Parallel Array Processing in Quantitative Finance, Yigal Jhirad & Blay Tarnoff (materials)
  • 30: Amazing Performance Looms, Robert Bernecky (Snake Island Research Inc) (materials)
  • 31: Young APLers Panel – New Views on APL, Stephen Taylor with panellists Ronald Ping Man Chan, Brendan Duncan, Kendall Alvarez Eskew (materials, video (60 mins))

Workshops and tutorials

Dyalog '10

Dyalog '10 was held in Berlin, Germany from 13th-16th September 2010.

Dyalog presentations

Invited guest and user presentations

Workshops and tutorials

Dyalog '11

Dyalog '11 was held in Boston, Massachusetts from 2nd-5th October 2011.

Dyalog presentations

Invited guest and user presentations

  • G01: A Roundabout Rescue (from 386-DOS to 64-bit Windows in 6 Easy Steps), Adrian Smith, Causeway Ltd.
  • G02: Optimising Matrix Operations, Eugene Ying, Fiserv Inc. (materials)
  • G03: APL from 3 sides of the fence, Paul Grosvenor (Optima Systems Ltd.), Simon Fitall (Galileo Analytics), & Anna McCollister-Slipp (Galileo Analytics)
  • G04: COSMOS, Paul Grosvenor, Optima Systems Ltd
  • G05: Towards a Professional APL Development Environment, Paul Mansour, The Carlisle Group (video (57 mins))
  • G06: Charting the APL/Excel Waters, Richard Procter, APL Borealis Inc & David Crossley, Gnosis Services (materials)
  • G07: Migrating SimCorp Dimension to 64-bit Dyalog v13.0, Stig Nielsen, SimCorp A/S (materials, video (32 mins))
  • G08: Vstar: A high-performance, full-featured database system implemented in J, Eric Iverson, Vectornova Inc (video (42 mins))
  • G09: Co-operators, Phil Last, Independent Consultant (materials)
  • G10: Index Vector Scalarization in High-Performance Array Computation, Robert Bernecky, Snake Island Research Inc. (materials)

Workshops and tutorials

  • C01: Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming, Dan Baronet (materials)
  • C02: Parallelisation and Application Tuning Workshop, Morten Kromberg, Technical Director (CTO) & Michael Hughes (MJH Software Services Ltd.) (materials)
  • C03: Web Applications with Microsoft.NET, John Daintree, Chief Architect
  • C04: Web Applications without Microsoft.NET (a.k.a. Stand-Alone Web Applications), Brian Becker, APL Tools Group Manager (materials)
  • C05: Using Excel to Produce Graphs and Reports under control of APL (Charting the APL/Excel Waters – Workshop), Richard Procter & David Crossley (materials)
  • C06: Windows Presentation Foundation, Dan Baronet & Michael Hughes (MJH Software Services Ltd.) (materials)
  • C07: Productivity Tools for Dyalog Users, Dan Baronet (materials)
  • C08: Unicode Conversion Workshop, Morten Kromberg, Technical Director (CTO) (materials)
  • C09: Building Secure Applications in Dyalog APL, Brian Becker, APL Tools Group Manager
  • C10: Conference Edition Workshop, Jay Foad, John Scholes & Roger Hui

Dyalog '12

Dyalog '12 was held in Elsinore, Denmark from 14th-18th October 2012.

Dyalog presentations

Invited guest and user presentations

  • I14: Segmented Scans and Nested Data Parallelism, Andrzej Filinski (Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, DIKU, Denmark) (materials, video (54 mins))
  • I15: An Array Editor for Dyalog APL, David Liebtag (davidliebtag.com) (materials, video (42 mins))
  • U16: FiRe, Kai Jäger (APL Team U.K.) (materials, video (50 mins))
  • I17: Organizing Disorganization, Elena Paviotti (APL Italiana) (video (43 mins))
  • I18: When Excel is Not Enough, Susie Wagner Bondorf (materials)
  • U19: Working with Sparse Data, Lars Stampe Villadsen (SimCorp A/S) (materials, video (37 mins))
  • U20: Actuarial Applications with APL, Axel Holzmüller and Christiane Görges-Holzmüller (DPC Consulting, Germany)
  • U21: APL Coding Optimization for Application Programmers, Eugene Ying (Fiserv Investment Services ) (materials)
  • I22: Crackpot files and Other Stories of Forensic Mathematics, Charles Brenner (Forensic Mathematician )
  • U23: Optimization of Parallel Multi-Digit Algorithms, Andriy Tereshchenko (SimCorp A/S) (materials)
  • U24: Three Blind Mice, Paul Grosvenor (Optima Systems) (materials)
  • U25: Migrating from APL2 mainframe to Dyalog APL Windows, Peter Simonsson, Jonas Stensiö & Lars Wentzel (ADLEPA) (materials)
  • U26: Teaching APL – Fun and Games in Hawaii, Jerry Brennan (Jerry M Brennan PhD Inc) (materials)
  • U27: Optimisation Across Networks, Paul Grosvenor (Optima Systems) (materials)
  • U28: The Three Beaars: Basically, Every Array Allocation Reduces Speed, Robert Bernecky (Snake Island Research) (materials)
  • U29: Building an Android Application with an APL Computational Engine, Illse Nell and Danie Maré (Riskflow Inc) (materials)
  • U30: How I won the Dyalog Programming Contest 2012, Hayato Hashimoto (Kyoto University) (materials)

Workshops and tutorials

Dyalog '13

Dyalog '13 was held in Deerfield Beach, Florida from 20th-24th October 2013.

Dyalog presentations

Invited guest and user presentations

Workshops and tutorials

  • SA01: Starting a New Application in Dyalog APL, Morten Kromberg, Technical Director (CTO)
  • SA02: Secure Applications, Brian Becker, APL Tools Group Manager & Bjørn Christensen
  • SA03: OO and CC, Dan Baronet
  • SA04: APL on the Raspberry Pi (and other UNIX platforms), Andy Shiers, Operations Manager (COO) & Jason Rivers
  • SP01: Introduction to WPF, John Daintree, Chief Architect & Michael Hughes (MJH Software Services Ltd)
  • SP02: Introduction to MiServer, Brian Becker, APL Tools Group Manager
  • SP03: User Commands, Dan Baronet
  • SP04: Robot Workshop, Andy Shiers, Operations Manager (COO), Jason Rivers & Liam Flanagan
  • TP01: WPF Masterclass, Michael Hughes (MJH Software Services Ltd)
  • TP02: MiServer Masterclass, Brian Becker, APL Tools Group Manager
  • TP03: Introduction to SharpPlot, Nicolas Delcros
  • TP04: Test Driven Development, Gianfranco Alongi (Ericsson AB)

Dyalog '14

Dyalog '14 was held in Eastbourne, U.K. from 21st-25th September 2014.

Dyalog presentations

Invited guest and user presentations

Workshops

Dyalog '15

Dyalog '15 was held in Sicily, Italy, from 6th-10th September 2015.

Dyalog presentations

Invited guest and user presentations

Workshops

Papers

Dyalog '16

Dyalog '16 was held in Glasgow, Scotland, from 9th-13th October 2016.

Dyalog presentations

User presentations

50 Years of APL Celebration presentations

Workshops

  • SA01: CookBook: Part I, Stephen Taylor and Kai Jaeger (APL Consultant)
  • SA02: Threading and Synchronisation, Morten Kromberg (CXO) and Adám Brudzewsky
  • SA03: Web Application Development: Part I, Brian Becker (Tools Group Manager) and Michael Baas
  • SA04: Compiler and Performance Features, Jay Foad (CTO) and Roger Hui
  • SP01: CookBook: Part II, Stephen Taylor and Kai Jaeger (APL Consultant)
  • SP02: Artificial Neural Networks in APL, Romilly Cocking (independent)
  • SP03: Taming Statistics with TamStat, Stephen Mansour (University of Scranton)
  • SP04: A Tour (de Force) of APL in 16 Expressions, Roger Hui
  • TP01: Version 15.0 in Depth, Dan Baronet
  • TP02: Compiling ANN & other APL Code, Aaron Hsu (Indiana University)
  • TP03: Web Application Development: Part II, Brian Becker (Tools Group Manager) and Michael Baas
  • TP04: Data Visualisation, Gitte Christensen (CEO), John Daintree (Chief Architect), Nicolas Delcros and Adám Brudzewsky

Dyalog '17

Dyalog '17 was held in Elsinore, Denmark, from 10th-14th September 2017.

Dyalog presentations

User presentations

Workshops

Dyalog '18

Dyalog '18 was held in Belfast, Northern Ireland, from 28th October-1st November 2018.

Dyalog presentations

User presentations

Workshops

Dyalog '19

Dyalog '19 was held in Elsinore, Denmark, from 8th-12th September 2019.

Dyalog presentations

User presentations