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


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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