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… Read more

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Julia and Batteries

New Julia users frequently suggest that some features should be included in Base (the part that is available directly without using any packages) or the standard libraries. The colloquial phrase is that “Julia should come with batteries included”, hence t... (more…)

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