Morten Kromberg

Morten Kromberg, CTO, Dyalog Ltd.

Morten Kromberg

Talk: Morten Kromberg, CTO, Dyalog Ltd.

APL is a member of the family of languages that are approaching middle age. APL was very influential in the 60’s and 70’s, and widely used to deliver “end user computing” - but although the REPL, dynamic scope and lack of a type system endeared APL to domain experts, it also drew fire from computer scientists, most famously when Edsger Dijkstra declared that “APL is a mistake, carried through to perfection. It is the language of the future for the programming techniques of the past it creates a new generation of coding bums.” Dyalog is a modern, array-first, multi-paradigm programming language, which supports functional, object-oriented and imperative programming based on an APL language kernel.

Morten Kromberg

Morten joined Dyalog after spending about 15 years building up ideas for technical direction as a user of Dyalog – 10 as an APL Consultant and 5 as the CTO of Adaytum Software, developing a "shrink-wrapped" product which used Dyalog as the core technology. Before that, he spent about 10 years learning, using and helping clients install and maintain SHARP APL at I.P.Sharp Associates.