Julia motivation: why weren’t Numpy, Scipy, Numba, good enough?

I recently gave a Why Julia? talk to a roomful of computational fluid dynamicists and astrophysicists. (http://online.kitp.ucsb.edu/online/transturb17/gibson/, Kavli Institute, UCSB 2017-02-02). I got two main skeptical responses. One Python expert in … Read more


Julia 0.6 Release Announcement

The Julia community is thrilled to announce the release of version 0.6.0 of the Julia language. With a sweeping overhaul of the type system and numerous improvements to syntax and to the standard library, 0.6.0 is the most transformative release yet. A co... (more…)

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Julia is the hottest new language on Wall Street

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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