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Mastering Julia by Malcolm Sherrington

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Preface

Julia is a relatively young programming language. The initial design work on the Julia project began at MIT in August 2009, and by February 2012, it became open source. It is largely the work of three developers Stefan Karpinski, Jeff Bezanson, and Viral Shah. These three, together with Alan Edelman, still remain actively committed to Julia and MIT currently hosts a variety of courses in Julia, many of which are available over the Internet.

Initially, Julia was envisaged by the designers as a scientific language sufficiently rapid to make the necessity of modeling in an interactive language and subsequently having to redevelop in a compiled language, such as C or Fortran. At that time the major scientific languages were propriety ones such ...

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