Julia Articles, Tutorials & News

Switching from Common Lisp to Julia

I have written this post for developers in the Common Lisp community who asked why I am switching to Julia. It may only be relevant for the small set of people who use Common Lisp for scientific computing.

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I like Julia because it scales and is productive

In this post I would like to reflect a bit on Julia. These are my personal views and I have had more than a year developing a lot of packages for the Julia programming language. After roaming around many different languages including R, MATLAB, C, and Pyt…

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I Like Julia Because It Scales and Is Productive

In this post I would like to reflect a bit on Julia. These are my personal views and I have had more than a year developing a lot of packages for the Julia programming language. After roaming around many different languages including R, MATLAB, C, and Pyt…

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I Like Julia Because It Scales and Is Productive

In this post I would like to reflect a bit on Julia. These are my personal views and I have had more than a year developing a lot of packages for the Julia programming language. After roaming around many different languages including R, MATLAB, C, and Pyt…

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Demystifying auto-vectorization in Julia

One of the most impressive features of Julia is that it lets you write generic code. Julia’s powerful LLVM-based compiler can automatically generate highly efficient machine code for base functions and user-written functions alike, on any architecture sup…

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Parallel Supercomputing for Astronomy with Julia

In 1998, the Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico began imaging every visible object from over 35% of the sky in a project known as the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. The images include around 500 million stars and galaxies. Light from the most distant of th…

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What’s a network interface? – Julia Evans

I’ve been working with container networking a bunch this week. When learning about new unfamiliar stuff (like container networking / virtual ethernet devices / bridges / iptables), I often realize that I don’t fully understand something much more fundamen…

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