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. Read more


NY Fed – Forecasting with Julia

A little more than a year ago, in this post, we announced DSGE.jl—a package for working with dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models using Julia, the open-source computing language. At that time, DSGE.jl contained only the code required to sp... (more…)

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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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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... (more…)

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