APL is an abbreviation, acronym, or initialism that may refer to:
APL (programming language)
APL (named after the book A Programming Language) is a programming language developed in the 1960s by Kenneth E. Iverson. Its central datatype is the multidimensional array. It uses a large range of special graphic symbols to represent most functions and operators, leading to very concise code. It has been an important influence on the development of concept modeling, spreadsheets, functional programming, and computer math packages. It has also inspired several other programming languages. It is still used today for certain applications.
The APL code page is an EBCDIC-based code page used specifically to write programs written in the APL programming language.
Etymology 1 init. (initialism of Acute promyelocytic leukemia English) Etymology 2
n. (context computing English) An early programming language using mathematically derived symbols for many of its operations.
Usage examples of "apl".
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