Draft! Raw notes from meeting!
John Bowen, formerly of the Riverside, Orange County, CA - MacIntosh/RaspberryPi group.
PDF document 16 pages
For fun, developing a mini-class in Vector Math
Teaching Math at Harvard - Iverson refined notation for serveal years
Only then, did a group implement it as a computer language.
One Huge plus is intermedicate exectuton at the command line.
Install dynalog apl
http://dss.dyalog.com/apply.php?ltype=pe <request download of Dyalog APL zip file for installation on rpm and deb.
Groups of Numbers arrays.
Humoeoua - What actually happened at the Beach!
Lots of drinking... and Unbrellas, both in the drink and in the sand.
Iverson - Book: A Programming Language - APL - Arrays (1960's)
Powerful versus Complicated
Powerful as easily learned but gets results.
Calculator usage mode.
Scalar math - lenght and width has to be consistent.
Booleans - logical operators from Electronics.
Prompt looks like this
cosines (trig, etc).
IPSharp - APL provider
Game of Life
Unicode is a great help.
Keyboard Layout - Dyalog Alt US
PPA for Dynlog/RaspberryPi
tryapl.org - uses jquery
Pragmatic Functional Programming in Dynalog - Bangalore October 2014.pdf
Most succesful APL developers are "any kind of engineer other than a software engineer".