[IPython-dev] [Nipy-devel] [Off-topic] julia

Aaron Meurer asmeurer@gmail....
Wed Apr 4 02:07:26 CDT 2012


Actually, it's not "Javascript", but "V8 Javascript".  I wonder how
SquirrelFish (Safari) or SpiderMonkey (Firefox) would perform.

Of course, this isn't the main reason why we use Python.  From the
website: "Julia’s syntax is intended to be familiar to users of
MATLAB®."  No thank you.

Aaron Meurer

On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 9:50 PM, Satrajit Ghosh <satra@mit.edu> wrote:
> indeed and with webcl it could be even more powerful!
>
> cheers,
>
> satra
>
> On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 11:46 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Actually the thing that I am most impressed by in the performance
>> table is how fast Javascript is.  It blows Python, Matlab, R and
>> Octave away and is not far off Julia.
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 8:31 PM, Satrajit Ghosh <satra@mit.edu> wrote:
>> > came across this and looks interesting.
>> >
>> > http://julialang.org/
>> >
>> > cheers,
>> >
>> > satra
>> >
>> >
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