Automatonics Inc. announces the APL Cloud

posted 28 Apr 2015, 07:20 by Stephen Taylor

Engineered from the ground up by APLers and for APLers, offers a full range of Dyalog hosting services. Customers can start with a simple shared web hosting plan that uses FTP to upload MiServer web pages and can grow their application, as needed, into fully-dedicated Microsoft Windows or Linux servers that include a commercial licence for Dyalog. APLcloud services are pay-as-you-go, scalable and on-demand, ranging from 1 CPU up to 8 CPUs and 60 GB of RAM.

Annual General Meeting Fri 29 May

posted 15 Apr 2015, 00:01 by Stephen Taylor

You are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the British APL Association on Friday 29th May 2015, starting at 2:30pm, either upstairs at The Albion (2/3 New Bridge Street, London EC4V 6AA) or by Webinar (hosted by Paul Grosvenor at Optima House). 

Anyone wishing to attend the webinar should advise of their interest. 

  1. Minutes of AGM 2014 (as published in Vector 26:2&3)
  2. Report from the Chairman (Paul Grosvenor)
  3. Report from the Treasurer (Nicholas Small) (including report from membership secretary)
  4. Committee for 2015-2016
  5. Appointment of Auditor
  6. Questions
  7. Any other business (at least 24 hours notice, please.)
The AGM will be brief and will be followed by an ordinary meeting - for details of speakers please visit BAA London.

If you hope to attend, please notify

The Albion is on the west side of New Bridge Street, just south of Ludgate Circus
(the junction of New Bridge Street, Fleet Street, Farringdon Street, and Ludgate Hill).

Dyalog APL Problem-solving Competition 2015

posted 10 Apr 2015, 10:21 by Stephen Taylor

Dyalog Ltd invites students worldwide to put their programming and problem-solving skills to the test by using any APL system to develop solutions to ten questions and solve a series of problems.

If you love a challenge and learning new things for fun then why not have a go?

You could be the winner of one of 43 cash prizes totalling $8,500, including a grand prize of $2,500 and a trip to Sicily, Italy to attend the next Dyalog User Meeting in September 2015.

The competition is open to students and non-students alike but only students are eligible to win the prizes. For the rules and eligibility criteria and to enter the competition, go to

If you know any students or friends who might be interested in participating, then please recommend this contest to them.

The deadline for submitting solutions is 16 July 2015 and the winners will be announced on 10 August 2015

Agenda for Bingen

posted 10 Apr 2015, 09:43 by Stephen Taylor   [ updated 10 Apr 2015, 09:44 ]

Tagung GSE Arbeitsgruppe APL und APL-Germany e.V. 
Fachhochschule Bingen 

16 April 
  • 0930-1200 Workshop:Parallel Programming with Futures and Isolates – Morten Kromberg, Dyalog 
  • 1200-1245 Approximation by Weibull Distributions with MatLab – Dieter Kilsch 
  • 1245-1330 Lunch 
  • 1330-1400 Nach dem Osternest: Nesterd Arrays or Nested Loops – Martin Barghoorn 
  • 1400-1430 News from Guide Share Europe – Bernd Geisselhardt 
  • 1430-1445 Coffee 
  • 1445-1530 Progress in documentation with LaTeX and APL support – Dr Markos Mitsos, ergo 
  • 1530-1600 News from IBM – Andreas Pestle 
  • 1600— Requirements – Christiane Görges-Holzmüller 
17 April 
  • 0930-1030 APL-Germany members' meeting – Martin Barghoorn
  • 1030-1100 Coffee
  • 1100-1145 GNU APL – Jürgen Sauermann
  • 1145-1300 Lunch
  • 1300-1345 Developing JavaScript apps under Dyalog APL – Jürg HudelMaier
  • 1345-1430 Discussion – all


posted 10 Apr 2015, 09:27 by Stephen Taylor

Version is a major new LC.Charts version with many new properties to let you fully customize your APL+Win 2D charts.

You can now:
  • choose fonts [name, size, color, style] for all chart objects 
  • choose colors including gradient colors for all chart objects 
  • choose line [style, color, width] for each curve
  • choose legend [position, font, fill color]
  • create charts with a secondary Y-Axis and scale
  • add multi-line annotations anywhere on your chart
  • disable zooming and panning if needed, 
  • disable axis labels magnitude auto-adjustments to display real X, Y values
  • etc.
There is also:
  • automatic support of accented letters for all countries
  • automatic update of the xData property when dragging point
  • manual rotation of 3D charts with mouse drag
  • etc.
Discover all the new features, new APL utilities and a sample chart done with v2.3.0.0 at:

The Getting Started with LC.Charts.pdf guide has been fully updated: new features are marked with (new in v2.3.0.0) in the Table of Contents so that you can click on these Table of Contents items to directly access the new features documentation.

LC.Charts v2.3.0.0 implements almost all the suggestions you have been many to send me.

You can download the new v2.3.0.0 version at the updated page:

Dyalog15 in Sicily, 6-10 Sep

posted 19 Feb 2015, 15:33 by Stephen Taylor   [ updated 19 Feb 2015, 15:38 ]

Atahotel Naxos Beach
This year Dyalog is heading to Italy for its annual user meeting. Dyalog15 will be taking place in Sicily from Sunday, September 6 to Thursday, September 10, 2015 (both days inclusive). The venue is the Atahotel Naxos Beach, a modern, well-equipped Congress Centre situated 50 km from Catania Fontanarossa airport. 

You can see further details for Dyalog15 at 

Check back often for updates as plans progress.

APL Germany Spring Meeting 2015

posted 31 Jan 2015, 02:21 by Stephen Taylor

APL Germany will hold its Spring Meting in Bingen, Germany, on 16–17 April. Venue and programme to be announced later.

FinnAPL Forest Seminar 2015

posted 5 Dec 2014, 11:02 by Stephen Taylor   [ updated 5 Dec 2014, 11:11 ]

The FinnAPL forest seminar 2015 will take place on the 19th  and 20th of March. 

The array language event will start on Thursday morning at the Finnish nature-center Haltia 

and continue in the evening and on Friday at the nearby Hotel Siikaranta

If you are interested, please contact jouko.kangasniemi<<a>> for additional information.

Dyalog 14 videos

posted 6 Oct 2014, 11:45 by Stephen Taylor

Videos from the Dyalog 14 conference have started appearing online: 

APL Germany Autumn Meeting, 27-28 Nov, Berlin

posted 1 Oct 2014, 14:16 by Stephen Taylor

The meeting location is:

Technical University Berlin
Marchstrasse 23
10587 Berlin 

Near to Ernst Reuter Platz.

For accommodation Martin Barghoorn has reserved a block of rooms:

Hotel Heidelberg Berlin
Knesebeckstraße 15
10623 Berlin 

Phone: 0049-30-313 01 03
Fax: 0049-30-313 58 70

Single room with shower or bath, WC and TV at the price of EUR 45.00 per room and double rooms with shower or bath, WC and TV at the price of 65,00 euro per room.

A registration form for the conference is available at:

In the agenda we still have plenty of room for presentations. If you have a nice idea for a short presentation, please send an email to me or to Reiner Nussbaum (

Such a presentation must not be in perfect shape, it could be e.g. onlinedemonstrated directly in APL. Its time frame is of course open, we alsowould welcome a 15-minute presentation.

The conference will begin at Thu, Nov 27, 09:30. As always we will organize an informal pre-meeting gathering on Wednesday evening.

Detail information and a draft agenda will follow shortly.

Best regards

Bernd Geißelhardt

APL Benutzer Service
Allianz Deutschland AG
IT Personen-, Sachversicherung, Querschnitt (D-IT-PSQ3-K3)
70178 Stuttgart

Tel: +49 711 663 3968

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