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Origins

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The q language derives from the notation devised by Harvard mathematician Kenneth E. Iverson.

Many powerful techniques for programming in q originally appeared in earlier Iversonian languages, which can reward study by q programmers.

Try APL

APL (A Programming Language) was the first language derived from Iverson notation. At this site you can see it with its original elegant symbols.

Jsoftware wiki

J was Iverson’s from-the-ground-up reboot of APL in 1990.

no stinking loops

Stevan Apter’s personal website is a treasure chest for k programmers.

Vector

The journal of the British APL Association has recorded work in the Iversonian languages since 1984.

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