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'''APL Wiki''' was launched at the end of 2006 as a MoinMoin wiki. It was created and maintained by Kai Jäger of [https://aplteam.com/ APL Team Ltd], and its logo derives from that of APL Team. In 2019, APL Wiki was reborn as a MediaWiki site, this time with content more in the style of Wikipedia. It is now maintained by Richard Park, but is not directly affiliated with any particular individuals, companies, or organisations. Migration of content from the old APL Wiki is ongoing.
'''APL Wiki''' was launched at the end of 2006 as a MoinMoin wiki. It was created and maintained by Kai Jäger of [https://aplteam.com/ APL Team Ltd], and [[APL Wiki logo|its logo]] derives from that of APL Team. In 2019, APL Wiki was reborn as a MediaWiki site, this time with content more in the style of Wikipedia. It is now maintained by [[User:RichPark|Richard Park]], but is not directly affiliated with any particular individuals, companies, or organisations. Migration of content from the [https://old.aplwiki.com/ old APL Wiki] is ongoing.
 
This wiki is a central repository and general information wiki for the APL programming language. There may be pages regarding other languages in the array-oriented and APL family (such as [[J]] and [[K]]), but these pages should be from the perspective of APL (as they could likely have entire wikis in their own rights). The same applies for specific APL dialects; other than on the page for an individual dialect, articles should strive to be dialect neutral, although examples that only work in one or a few dialects are perfectly acceptable. Do not try to document a dialect; that'd require a separate wiki, which e.g. [[NARS2000]] has.


== Contributing ==
== Contributing ==


We welcome any and all contributions to APL Wiki, as long as they adhere to the general content standard as observed in existing pages. Currently, many links lead to [[Special:WantedPages|pages that as of yet do not exist]]. Creating and populating these missing pages is especially appreciated.
We welcome any and all contributions to APL Wiki, as long as they adhere to the general content standard as observed in existing pages and described in the [[APL Wiki:content guidelines|content guidelines]]. Currently, many links lead to [[Special:WantedPages|pages that as of yet do not exist]]. Creating and populating these missing pages is especially appreciated.


MediaWiki documentation applies. Especially useful for you as a (new) contributor are:
MediaWiki documentation applies. Especially useful for you as a (new) contributor are:
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Help:Editing_pages Editing pages]
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Help:Editing_pages Editing pages]
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Help:Starting_a_new_page Starting a new page]
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Help:Starting_a_new_page Starting a new page]
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Help:Links Links]
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Help:Links Links]
Keep these rules in mind:
* Our own [[APL Wiki:formatting|formatting]] reference.
* [https://aplwiki.com/wiki/Terminology Localizing Terminology]


* Make sure your changes are accurate. If you think something needs explaining but you're not 100% sure what the explanation should be, mention it on the page's Discussion tab.
Some advice to keep in mind:
* Avoid "thread mode", where you simply add your thoughts to a page without taking the trouble to make the page a unified whole. Thread mode is OK in Forums but not in documentation.
* This wiki is for general information about the APL programming language. Pages about other programming languages should be from the perspective of APL, even if they are array-oriented, as they merit their own wikis, which e.g. [[J]] and [[K]] have.
* Follow our [[APL Wiki:formatting|formatting]] guidelines.
* Remember that APL has many dialects, even if you use one. It's fine to write an [[:Category:Essays|essay]] about how to do something in a particular dialect, but encyclopedic articles should strive to be dialect neutral. Apply the principle of [[APL Wiki:Content guidelines#Due weight|due weight]] when deciding whether to mention a particular dialect, and [[APL Wiki:Formatting#Tagging dialects|tag]] code examples that don't work in all dialects.
* If you don't know how to write something or think information on a page could be wrong or misleading, mention it on the page's Discussion tab.
* Avoid "thread mode", where you simply add your thoughts to a page without taking the trouble to make the page a unified whole. Of course, this doesn't apply to Discussion and user pages.


In the discussion tab, your voice is just one of many and you are free to express yourself as you wish.
In the discussion tab, your voice is just one of many and you are free to express yourself as you wish, but please be nice.


== External links ==
== External links ==


* [[Main Page|APL Wiki main page]]
* [[Main Page|APL Wiki main page]]
* [https://aplteam.com/about-apl/apl-wiki/ About APL: APL Wiki]
* [https://old.aplwiki.com/ Archive of old APL Wiki] (worth perusing while content is being migrated)
* [https://aplwiki.com Archive of old APL Wiki]
* [[BAA webinar]]: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qygPslrXnM Meet the new APL Wiki]
{{APL community}}
{{APL community}}[[Category:Online resources]]

Latest revision as of 08:27, 9 December 2021

APL Wiki was launched at the end of 2006 as a MoinMoin wiki. It was created and maintained by Kai Jäger of APL Team Ltd, and its logo derives from that of APL Team. In 2019, APL Wiki was reborn as a MediaWiki site, this time with content more in the style of Wikipedia. It is now maintained by Richard Park, but is not directly affiliated with any particular individuals, companies, or organisations. Migration of content from the old APL Wiki is ongoing.

Contributing

We welcome any and all contributions to APL Wiki, as long as they adhere to the general content standard as observed in existing pages and described in the content guidelines. Currently, many links lead to pages that as of yet do not exist. Creating and populating these missing pages is especially appreciated.

MediaWiki documentation applies. Especially useful for you as a (new) contributor are:

Some advice to keep in mind:

  • This wiki is for general information about the APL programming language. Pages about other programming languages should be from the perspective of APL, even if they are array-oriented, as they merit their own wikis, which e.g. J and K have.
  • Remember that APL has many dialects, even if you use one. It's fine to write an essay about how to do something in a particular dialect, but encyclopedic articles should strive to be dialect neutral. Apply the principle of due weight when deciding whether to mention a particular dialect, and tag code examples that don't work in all dialects.
  • If you don't know how to write something or think information on a page could be wrong or misleading, mention it on the page's Discussion tab.
  • Avoid "thread mode", where you simply add your thoughts to a page without taking the trouble to make the page a unified whole. Of course, this doesn't apply to Discussion and user pages.

In the discussion tab, your voice is just one of many and you are free to express yourself as you wish, but please be nice.

External links

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