What is Julia?
Julia is a high-level, high-performance dynamic programming language for technical computing, with syntax that is familiar to users of other technical computing environments. It provides a sophisticated compiler, distributed parallel execution, numerical accuracy, and an extensive mathematical function library.
Julia is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.
Why developers like Julia
Fast Performance and Easy Experimentation
Designed for parallelism and distributed computation
Free and Open Source
Calling C functions directly
Dynamic Type System
Powerful Shell-like Capabilities