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Excellent Free Tutorials to Learn Chapel

Chapel is an open-source, high-productivity, productive, parallel-programming language in development at Cray Inc., and is designed to run on multi-core PCs as well as multi-kilocore supercomputers.

The language aims to support general parallel programming, and make parallel programming at scale far more productive.

The language is also portable and released under an open-source license.

Here’s our recommended tutorials to learn Chapel.


1. Chapel Tutorial by Cray Chapel

This is a set of tutorial presentations covering background information, the base language, data parallelism, task parallelism, locality/affinity features, data parallelism with locality, and Questions & Answers.

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2. Learn Chapel in Y minutes Ian J. Bertolacci and contributors

This tutorial is for people who want to learn the ropes of chapel without having to hear about what fiber mixture the ropes are, or how they were braided, or how the braid configurations differ between one another. It won’t teach you how to develop amazingly performant code, and it’s not exhaustive.

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3. Chapel Tutorial by David Bunde

This tutorial is designed to quickly get you started programming in Chapel. It’s meant to serve as an introductory guide to Chapel. It begins with a discussion of the basic and serial parts of Chapel before moving on to the parallel aspects. It’s written to be accessible to a broad audience so no background is assumed other than familiarity with a programming language such as Java or C.

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