Packages

Most of the standard library in Julia (which can be found in /share/julia/base and /share/julia/stdlib, relative to where Julia was installed) is written in Julia itself. The rest of Julia's code ecosystem is contained in packages that are simply GitHub repositories. They are most often authored by external contributors, and already provide functionality for such diverse disciplines such as bioinformatics, chemistry, cosmology, finance, linguistics, machine learning, mathematics, statistics, and high-performance computing. A package listing can be found at http://pkg.julialang.org.

Julia's installation contains a built-in package manager, Pkg, for installing additional packages that are written in Julia. Version and dependency management ...

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