# Books

English language books by publishing date.

## Contents

## Introductions

### Mastering Dyalog APL

By Bernard Legrand, 2009.

ISBN-13: 978-0-9564638-0-7

An up-to-date introduction into Dyalog APL. Although the book was written when version 12.0 was current, most examples will work with older versions of Dyalog as well. A work-in-progress reworked version, including in the form of interactive Jupyter noteboks is hosted on GitHub.

Available from Amazon

The book is available as a free downloadable PDF from the Dyalog website.

The companion files are available on GitHub.

### A Practical Introduction to APL 1 & APL 2

By Graeme Robertson, 2008

ISBN-10: 0952416719

ISBN-13: 978-0952416715

Available from Amazon

### A Practical Introduction to APL 3 & APL 4

By Graeme Robertson, 2008

ISBN-10: 0952416727

ISBN-13: 978-0952416722

Available from Amazon

### APL2 at a Glance

By James A. Brown, Sandra Pakin, and Raymond P. Polivka, 1988

Available from Amazon

This book is an excellent introduction into APL2-like dialects: APL2, APL+Win, Dyalog.

ISBN-10: 0130386707

ISBN-13: 978-0130386700

## Others

### System Building with APL+WIN

By AjayAskoolum, 2006

Available from Amazon

ISBN-10: 0470030208

ISBN-13: 978-0470030202

### APL2 in Depth

By Norman D. Thomson and Raymond P. Polivka, 1995

Available from Amazon

This book addresses the advanced programmer. Read this **after** *APL2 at a glance*, for example.

ISBN-10: 0387942130

ISBN-13: 978-0387942131

### APL with a Mathematical Accent

By Reiter, C.A. and Jones, W.R, 1990

Discusses the fundamentals of APL and also provides examples from matrix algebra, Monte Carlo simulation and statistics.

ISBN-10: 0534128645

ISBN-13: 978-0534128647

Available from Amazon

### APL ― An Interactive Approach

By Leonard Gilman and Allen J. Rose

One of the most influential and widely used introductions to APL and time-sharing. A nice introduction to APL driven by interactive examples.

OpenLibrary: OL5049907M

Available in print from Amazon or online from Computer History Museum's Software Preservation Group.

### Introduction to College Mathematics with A Programming Language

LeCuyer, Edward J. Introduction to College Mathematics with A Programming Language. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1978. Print. Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics. ISBN 978-0-387-90280-7