The APL Forge

Welcome to the APL Forge

Shaping Tomorrow with APL

Do you have a problem and are looking for the right language in which to solve it? Do you have an idea for a library that you think other APL users might benefit from? Do you have an APL-based application that you want to share? The APL Forge is where we reward you for using Dyalog APL to solve problems and develop libraries, applications, and tools.

A New Competition

The APL Forge

This annual event is designed to promote the use and development of APL by challenging participants to create innovative open-source libraries and commercial applications. Whether you’re an individual, a group, or a company, if you have a passion for problem-solving in APL, this competition is for you.

About the APL Forge

This competition awards £2,500 (GBP) and an expenses-paid trip to present at the next annual Dyalog user meeting.

Eligibility/Judging Criteria

Information about who can enter, what sort of submissions can be made, and what the judges are looking for.


Submit your entry details and your project either as a GitHub link or as files over SFTP.


Got a question? See if it's already been answered in our Frequently Asked Questions section.

Contact Us

Get in touch with us if you have any questions about any aspect of the APL Forge competition.


Review the legal terms and conditions around submitting your entry to the APL Forge competition.