A programming language for problem solving, visualization and database access
IBM® APL2® is a highly-productive, general-purpose programming language used by both end users and developers, providing an extensive collection of functions for solving business problems. It is widely used for diverse application areas including commercial data processing, system design and prototyping, engineering and scientific computation and for teaching mathematics and other subjects. Available in two editions, Workstation APL2 and APL2 for S/370 and S/390 Mainframes, this array-oriented environment allows users to manipulate huge amounts of data interactively.
Interactive problem solving
Powerful data analysis
Easy data access
Portability and distributability
Below is the list of software and hardware required to install these products.
APL2 for Mainframes
|VM, VM/ESA, z/VM||CMS||zSeries|
|AIX||AIX 5.0 with Motif 1.2 and X Window System X11R5, or later||pSeries|
|Linux on Intel||A Linux distribution for PC compatible machines with glibc 2.3.2, Motif 2.2 and X Window System X11R6, or later|
|Solaris||Solaris 7 with Motif 1.4 and X Window System X11R5, or later|
|Windows||Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10|
Workstation APL2 V2.0 Service Level 23
Workstation APL2 for Multiplatforms V2.0 Service Level 23 is available for AIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, and Windows.
Highlights of this service level include the following items which remove deviations of Workstation APL2 from the APL2 Language Reference: