The first time you read about the Julia language, the idea that sticks in your mind is “A speed similar to C, with a simplicity similar to MATLAB or R”. And in that sentence, the key point is the word “similar”, because the differences in the language with MATLAB or R might be quite stressful when things do not work as expected. This talk is just a summary of ideas and code with which I would have wished to be introduced into this language to avoid some headaches and scary error messages.
PhD student at the Department of Statistics at Carlos III University of Madrid, his research interests have led him to have programming as an essential part of his daily work. Although most of his code is made in C++, he is also fan of other languages as Julia, R or MATLAB.