News about APLXTM
March 2010: The complete help pages for APLX (over 800 pages) have been posted on our web site.
October 2009: The latest edition of Vector includes an introduction to the new APLX Version 5 interface to the R statistics package, based on a talk at the BAPLA09 conference.
October 2009: APLX Version 5 for MacOS and Linux now officially released. Click here for details of what's new in Version 5.
August 2009: APLX Version 5 for Windows is now officially released. Click here for details of what's new in Version 5.
June 2009: APLX Version 5 for Windows is now available as a public beta.
July 2008: MicroAPL recently gave a talk 'Classes as a tool of thought, or: acquiring a new father after you’re born' at the British APL Association's AGM. The talk is published in the next edition of Vector, and explores how the interactive nature of APLX makes new object-oriented development techiques possible.
July 2008: We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Support Forum. You can post questions about APLX and search previous questions from our users. (Posting requires you to register and then log in).
We will be expanding the forum by adding historical support questions and answers in the next few weeks.
March 2008: APLX Version 4 for Linux is now officially released, together with Server Editions for Windows, Linux and AIX. APLX64 is also now available for Linux and Windows.
January 2008: APLX Version 4 for Linux (desktop edition) released as a public beta.
December 2007: APLX Version 4 for MacOS and Windows released. This is the biggest upgrade to APLX ever. Highlights of the new version include support for APL user-defined classes and objects, interfaces to allow use of .Net, Java, and Ruby classes from within APLX, a powerful new general array editor, easy import/export of data in common file formats, better data exchange with Excel, regular-expression searches, a new workspace search feature, a new input method, and much more. For more information, see here.
August 2007: APLX Version 4 will be launched at the APL2007 Conference in Montreal, October 21-23. Note: Copies of APLX Version 3 bought after 1st August 2007 will be eligible for a free upgrade to Version 4.
The APL 2007 conference, sponsored by ACM SIGAPL, has as its principal theme "Arrays and Objects" and, appropriately, is co-located with OOPSLA 2007, in Montreal this October. Go to the SIGAPL APL2007 announcement...
February 2007: APLX for Windows Version 3.2 has now been released, with support for Microsoft Windows VistaTM. An update to APLX for Macintosh (v3.5.4) is also available. Go to download page to get an evaluation version...
November 2006: MicroAPL has released APLX for Macintosh Version 3.5 with support for Intel-based Macs. The new release is a Universal Binary which shows a large speed improvement when running on Intel machines. Go to download page...
June 2006: APLX64, the full 64-bit version of APLX, is now available for Windows XP64 and Linux. Get more information about APLX64...
January 2006: Students can now buy APLX at a special low price Click here for details...
November 2005: Vector 21.4 includes a very full account of the SQL support in APLX Version 3 by Ajay Askoolum, using a wide variety of different data sources. Go to the full article...
May 2005: The APLX Version 3 Charting facility was reviewed by Adrian Smith in issue 21.3 of Vector, the Journal of the British APL Association. "Seriously, this is very well done indeed...a really worthwhile addition to the APL environment". Click here to read the full article.
March 2005: APLX Version 3 released with built-in charting facilities, image manipulation, integrated database and ODBC support, easy-to-use networking, e-mail and HTTP objects, a Web Browser object, and much more.
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