Julia is an actively used programming language created in 2012. Julia is a high-level dynamic programming language designed to address the needs of high-performance numerical analysis and computational science, without the typical need of separate compilation to be fast, while also being effective for general-purpose programming, web use or as a specification language. Distinctive aspects of Julia's design include a type system with parametric polymorphism and types in a fully dynamic programming language and multiple dispatch as its core programming paradigm. It allows concurrent, parallel and distributed computing, and direct calling of C and Fortran libraries without glue code. Read more on Wikipedia...

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Example code from the Hello World Collection:

# Hello world in Julia

println("Hello, World!")

Example code from Linguist:

#!/usr/bin/env julia

# From https://github.com/JoshCheek/language-sampler-for-fullpath/blob/b766dcdbd249ec63516f491390a75315e78cba95/julia/fullpath
help_screen = """
usage: fullpath *[relative-paths] [-c]

  Prints the fullpath of the paths
  If no paths are given as args, it will read them from stdin

  If there is only one path, the trailing newline is omitted

  The -c flag will copy the results into your pasteboard
"""

help  = false
copy  = false
dir   = pwd()
paths = []

for arg = ARGS
  if arg == "-h" || arg == "--help"
    help = true
  elseif arg == "-c" || arg == "--copy"
    copy = true
  elseif arg != ""
    push!(paths, arg)
  end
end

if help
  print(help_screen)
  exit()
end

function notempty(string)
  return !isempty(string)
end

if length(paths) == 0
  paths = filter(notempty, map(chomp, readlines()))
end

function print_paths(stream, paths)
  if length(paths) == 1
    path = paths[1]
    print(stream, "$dir/$path")
  else
    for path = paths
      println(stream, "$dir/$path")
    end
  end
end

if copy
  read, write, process = readandwrite(`pbcopy`)
  print_paths(write, paths)
  close(write)
end

print_paths(STDOUT, paths)

Example code from Wikipedia:

julia> p(x) = 2x^2 + 1; f(x, y) = 1 + 2p(x)y
julia> println("Hello world!", " I'm on cloud ", f(0, 4), " as Julia supports recognizable syntax!")
Hello world! I'm on cloud 9 as Julia supports recognizable syntax!

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