Another alternative is JuliaPro, which is available from https://juliacomputing.com/products/juliapro.html. This is an Anaconda-style Julia repository, which, at present, is only up to version 0.6.4. It does come with about 200+ verified ready-to-go packages, and is a very good way for beginners to start. JuliaPro version 1.0 will probably become available after some time.

There are two ways of using Julia. As described in the previous section, we can use the Julia shell for interactive work. Alternatively, we can write programs in a text file, save them with a .jl extension, and let Julia execute the program by starting it by running julia program.jl.

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