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john lynch
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The Shortest Blog?
Since starting I have discovered that there are excellent examples of Julia code such as those at Rosetta . I have also discovered that there is a lot of work going on to expand Julia's capabilities and Daniel Jones has invited me to do some work on the col...
The Shortest Blog?
The Shortest Blog?
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Problem Set
Well, the problem wasn't particularly difficult so I'm not planning to post code for this one.  I did learn a few things about the differences: - remember to use return with Python functions, it doesn't just return the last result if you leave it open - you...
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Tomorrow we begin with the joys of functions and sorting.  I remembered how slow the basic recursive fibonacci calculation could be and decide to compare Python to Julia.  Both are running on one of four CPUs and garbage collection is on so no cheating.  Th...
Julia Language
Julia Language
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Rosetta Code
I went over to the Rosetta Code website to look at the examples of Julia in action. Amongst them I found one marked as not completed so I took the challenge. This code picks the middle three digits from numbers returning an error message if it's not possi...
Rosetta Code
Rosetta Code
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Documentation and the Julia Reference Card
The Julia Manual and Julia Standard Library are excellent but a newbie like me needs something shorter to keep him on track.  I've always liked Michael Goerz's Python 2.5 reference card so I'm building one following his layout.  It's about 3/4 completed and...
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Why Learn Julia?
About a year ago I came across a cool new computing language called Julia .  I liked the concepts but at the time Julia was so new that I decided to let it grow a little. I've written a lot of C, some Python and a smattering of R so why would I want to lear...
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Why Learn Julia?
About a year ago I came across a cool new computing language called Julia .  I liked the concepts but at the time Julia was so new that I decided to let it grow a little. I've written a lot of C, some Python and a smattering of R so why would I want to lear...
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Week One
Week One was quiet with the main assignment being the installation of Python for those without it and a number of multi-choice questions to test understanding. The code was a simple Hello World and a conditional variation.  Here's Julia code similar to the ...
Week One
Week One
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