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language (APL) A language designed originally by Ken Iverson
concise expression of mathematical algorithms
. It went
unimplemented for many years. Finally a subset, APL360, was
implemented in 1964.
programming environment with many innovative features. It was
Versions: APL360, APL SV, Dyalog APL
, VS APL, Sharp APL,
Sharp APL/PC, APL*PLUS, APL*PLUS/PC, APL*PLUS/PC II, MCM APL,
said that APL was a language designed to perfection
- in the wrong direction.
["A Programming Language", Kenneth E. Iverson, Wiley, 1962].
["APL: An Interactive Approach", 1976].