Does anyone here know Siemens STL?

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Wed Apr 12 12:48:53 CDT 2017

On 04/11/2017 07:03 PM, Charles Dickman via cctalk wrote:
> The Balkanized nature of programming is interesting.
> I make a comment about C and get a flurry of responses, but ask a 
> question about a programming language that is also very common for 
> machine control and get no response at all. Not even a recognition
> of its existence.
> Siemens STL ist a programming language for machine controllers. It
> is oriented towards Boolean operations and extended for integer and
> real data types. Symbolic addressing is almost completely absent.

You might find more fertile ground plowing the forum when
your questions relate to the STL/SCL/FBD/LAD/CSF area.

FWIW, "STL"  in Siemens-talk is an acronym for "Statement List".  Why it
isn't "SL" is anyone's guess.


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