[Cython] Julialang

Dag Sverre Seljebotn d.s.seljebotn at astro.uio.no
Sat Apr 21 07:27:42 CEST 2012


On 04/21/2012 07:27 AM, Dag Sverre Seljebotn wrote:
> Just heard about the Julia language and wanted to make sure it's on
> everybody's radar:
>
> http://julialang.org
>
> It's the first really decent language designed for scientists. Seems

...that I've heard of, that is.

Dag

> impressive to me, there's a few Cython features:
>
> - Dynamic typing with optional static types
> - Call C directly
>
> And then comes:
>
> - JIT
> - Templates
> - "Green" threading/coroutiens
> - Multiple dispatch (yay!)
> - Lisp-like macros and other metaprogramming facilities
> - Designed for parallelism and distributed computation
>
> Dag



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