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Julia 1 Fundamentals

by Dan Tofan

Julia is a new programming language with growing popularity. Julia's innovative language design delivers the best of two worlds: high performance like C and high productivity like Python. Start writing your own Julia applications.

What you'll learn

With larger and larger amounts of data that need to be processed, more and more organizations realize they need Julia: a programming language with high productivity (like Python) and high performance (like C). In this course, Julia 1 Fundamentals, you will become comfortable with the fundamental programming concepts of Julia. First, you will learn the basics of Julia, such as standard data types, operators, and functions. Next, you will learn about working with external data, such as data in files or databases. Then, you will learn how to work with external programs. When you are finished with this course, you will gain the skills and knowledge to build applications with Julia.

About the author

Dan started programming decades ago on a Spectrum clone and started his professional programming career in 2003. Eager to learn, Dan moved to Netherlands to study at the University of Groningen. Now, Dan is proud of his PhD thesis on decision making and knowledge acquisition in software architecture, and about a dozen publications with hundreds of citations. Dan used Microsoft technologies for many years, but migrated gradually to Python, Linux and AWS, to learn more of the computing world. Cur... more

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