Standard library changes, new features & more

Julia v1.2.0: Technical computing gets updated with new library functions

What’s new with Julia? The latest update for the high-performance technical computing language has arrived and is ready to download. This is a minor update, so this means no breaking changes. However, it brings plenty of standard library changes, a handful of new features, and some minor changes. Meet Julia v1.2!

It's a good time to be a fan of Julia

Julia: The programming language of the future?

Is Julia “the language of the future”? The TIOBE Index has seen a recent upswing in its popularity, as it slowly climbs up the charts from 50th place to the 35th most popular programming language. At JuliaCon 2019, the results from the user survey were revealed. To celebrate, let’s take a quick dip into the language use cases and how it stacks up.

Unraveling the threads

Julia takes a page from Go, adds composable multi-threading feature

The Julia programming language introduced composable multi-threaded parallelism. Let’s take a look under the hood and see where this language is headed, and what it includes. It may not be the most popular language, but attendees of JuliaCon in Baltimore are showing off its specific uses and creations made with the language.

The it girl of IT is Julia

Julia takes the stage while PHP continues its five-year slump

Programming languages go through cycles; it’s up to us to know when to switch to the latest new thing. Here’s a look at the internet’s collective wisdom about programming language: the PYPL Index! Looks like Python and Java are on top, Julia is rising quickly, and PHP continues to slump for the 5th year in a row.

Fresh faced and a great smile

Top 5 IDEs for Julia

Julia is on a roll! In honor of last week’s version 1.0 release, we’re taking a look at some of the best IDEs for this high performance language. It turns out, Vim is surprisingly well represented on this list!