Dyalog’22 APL User Meeting, Portugal

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Dyalog User Meeting in Olhão Portugal, 9th-13th October 2022 Dyalog’s user meeting in Portugal this year was a huge success and it was so exciting to feel and hear that buzz that only comes from face to face gatherings. The event was held in Olhão Portugal not far from Faro airport on the southern coast. We were blessed with fine … Read More

What Does International Women’s Day Mean?

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March 8th is International Women’s Day so our office administrator Izabella decided to look into what it is and what it means.The histroy behind IWD In New York City in 1908, 15,000 women marched through New York City to demand shorter working hours, better pay and the right to vote. One result from this was that followed was that the … Read More

Dyalog ’20 Announced – Annual APL User Meeting set for Portugal

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Dyalog announce the annual user meeting Dyalog '20

Dyalog ’20 announced – Today (13th January 2020) Dyalog announced the return of their Annual User Meeting. As one of the highlights of the APL calendar it’s guaranteed to be eagerly awaited and generously attended. The venue for the 2020 event is Portugal. More specifically Olhão in the Algarve region of southern Portugal. Optima will, of course, be in attendance … Read More

Optima will have a stand at the Let’s Do Business Brighton Expo on 13th June

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Optima Systems will have a stand at the Let's Do Business Brighton Expo - June 13th

We will be on Stand C4 – Come and say hi! Our IT Director Jay Hine will again be representing Optima at the Let’s Do Business Brighton Expo on June 13th. We will have some great goodies to give away including our new branded pens and of course our famous ponchos in a ball! Free Prize Draw! We will also … Read More

British APL Association AGM announced

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British APL Association AGM

In his role as the Chairman of the British APL Association our Managing Director, Paul Grosvenor today announced the Annual General Meeting. It will take place on Friday 31st May in London. Full details of the event can be found on the BAA website.About the AuthorPaul Grosvenor Managing DirectorPaul is the founder and Managing Director of Optima Systems which he … Read More

Amazon Prime Day: Some facts and figures

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Amazon Prime Day Facts and Figures

It is that time of year again and Amazon Prime Day is here! Each year we seem to hear more and more about it even though it started way back in 2013. It’s also not actually just a single day, the event (and the deals) last for 36 hours this year. It has become a day of eye watering numbers … Read More

Dyalog ’17 Elsinore begins!

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Konventum Hotel and Conference Centre - the venue for Dyalog '17

Dyalog ’17 APL User Meeting in Elsinore, Denmark. This week a large contingent of our development staff are attending the prestige event on the APL calendar, the Dyalog ’17 User Meeting. Dyalog are streaming a number of conference events live here, but all the sessions will be available via their website shortly after the conference. This long-established, annual event is … Read More

SwedAPL 2017 Announced

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SwedAPL comes around again and this time it is to be held at the offices of CompuGroup Medical in Stockholm. Unbelievably this is the fifth annual reincarnation of what is becoming a very popular event. This year the topic is cross platform APL and if previous years’ are anything to go by it should interesting and lively! The event is … Read More

A Day Trip to Dyalog ’16

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I decided to go to the event as I thought it would be a good opportunity for me to meet some of the people at Dyalog who I have spoken with, have a go on the Stormwind Simulator which I have heard so much about, see some of the marketing items Mike had designed on display. The day started early … Read More

Dyalog 16, Glasgow is fast approaching

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The Dyalog user meeting is only 3 weeks away and plans are now finally coming together. This year is the 50th anniversary of APL and a whole day and a half has been put aside to look forwards, backwards and sideways at all things APL. We hope that the whole event will attract APL programmers from all around the world … Read More

A Report on BAA 2016

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Last week the Tavern Room at the RSA in London played host to a free one-day seminar put on by the British APL Association. A gathering of nearly 30 APL enthusiasts attended and enjoyed the talks by several presenters. The day kicked off with a welcome speech by the current chairman of the BAA, Paul Grosvenor. He was delighted to … Read More

Optima will be at Let’s Do Business in Brighton, 12th May

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Optima will have a stand at this years’ Let’s Do Business in Brighton on May 12th. Jay Hine, our IT Director, will be manning the stand for the day. Please feel free to come and have a chat (and grab some freebies!).

BAA announce free one day seminar

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The British APL Association is pleased to announce a free one day seminar on Friday 20th May 2016 in The Tavern Room at the RSA London. The event will include Guest Speakers, Workshops and a chance to Network. The BAA AGM will also be on the day. A light lunch and refreshments throughout are included with your registration. ALL ATTENDEES … Read More

SwedAPL 2016 – Copenhagen

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SwedAPL meets for its third outing on 1st April 2016 at SimCorp’s offices in Copenhagen. This time the subject is Concurrency in APL and it should be a fascinating day. The day will consist of talks, workshops, an opportunity to solve some of your problems or simply to sit with like-minded people and catch-up. Even if concurrency is not at … Read More

SwedAPL 2015 – Malmö

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Wednesday 11th November (just over a month away!) will see the annual meeting of Swedish APL users. It’s being held at the famous Turning Torso building in Malmö. So far there are several presentations and workshops planned in including talks from Morten Kromberg of Dyalog and Peter Simonsson of Aplensia. If you would like more information on attending, please visit … Read More