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This project is part of the GNU Project.

GNU APL is a free interpreter for the programming language APL.

APL is specified in ISO standard 13751 aka. "Programming Language APL, Extended", and GNU APL is an (almost) full implementation of the standard.

GNU APL supports:
* nested arrays
* complex numbers
* shared variables. and
* scripting

Registration Date: Tue 24 Sep 2013 11:22:02 AM UTC
License: GNU General Public License v3 or later
Development Status: 4 - Beta


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GNU APL 1.3 released
     posted by j_sauermann, Thu 27 Mar 2014 04:55:54 PM UTC - 0 replies


I am happy to announce that GNU APL 1.3 has been released.

This release contains:

  • improved emacs mode (thanks to Elias)
  • limited support for direct functions (lambdas)
  • new )DUMP command to save a workspace as text file (readable with apl -f)

Jürgen Sauermann

GNU APL 1.2 Released
     posted by j_sauermann, Tue 14 Jan 2014 11:44:34 AM UTC - 0 replies


I am happy to announce that GNU APL 1.2 has been released.

This release contains:

  • A new memory management for APL values.

Almost every segfault reported so far could be traced back to APL values being
deleted too early. Therefore the old memory management was replaced by a new, ...

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GNU APL 1.1 Released
     posted by j_sauermann, Wed 06 Nov 2013 01:23:41 PM UTC - 0 replies

I am happy to announce that GNU APL 1.1 has been released.

This release fixes a few portability issues that have been reported.
GNU APL now runs on GNU/Linux, CYGWIN/Windows, FreeBSD, and OS-X.

The GNU APL project lives at:
and can be downloaded from: or any GNU mirror.

Bug reports and other suggestions are welcome at

Have fun!

Dr. Jürgen Sauermann
Author and Maintainer of GNU APL

GNU APL 1.0 Released
     posted by j_sauermann, Fri 27 Sep 2013 02:50:47 PM UTC - 0 replies


I am happy to announce that, after a few years of development, GNU APL 1.0 has been released.

APL is an ancient programming language.
GNU APL has the latest and greatest features (nested arrays, complex numbers, shared variables) ...

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