Compiling Julia to the GPU

After 2 years of slow but steady development, we would like to announce the first preview
release of native GPU programming capabilities for Julia. You can now write your CUDA
kernels in Julia, albeit with some restrictions, making it possible to use Juli… Read more


The Motivation for Julia

I guess I can give some historical motivation here. When we started working on Julia in 2009, the Python ecosystem was nowhere near where it is today: PyPy was pretty new (1.0 release 2007, the first version to be able to run any substantial Python app... (more…)

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How Traders and Economists Are Using Julia

Seven years ago, four individuals came together to create a fast and expressive programming language to compete with the likes of R, Matlab, Python and about three dozen other dynamic tools. Their work gave birth to the Julia programming language. Anthony...

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Neutral Style in Julia on GPUs

Have you ever wondered how the app Prisma manages to turn your photos into impressionist paintings? They use, amongst other things, a special type of algorithm called neural styles.

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