Mathspp Blog

A blog dedicated to mathematics and programming!

As of now, my blog is being migrated here. You can find all the old content over here.

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Let's build a simple interpreter for APL - part 2

Today is the day! Today is the day we take our APL programs and interpret them, so that something like ÷ 1 2 3 -⍨ 1.1 2.2 3.3 can output 10 5 3.33333333.

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Let's build a simple interpreter for APL - part 1

Let's build a simple APL interpreter! APL is an array-oriented programming language I picked up recently. The ease with which I can write code related to mathematics, its strange built-ins (which look like ⍴, ⍨, ⍒ or ⍣) and the fact that it is executed from right to left make it a fresh learning experience!

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Creating a programming language from scratch

This blog post tells the short story of how I wrote a simple interpreter for a toy programming language!