2 Why Julia?

The world of data science is filled with different open source programming languages.

Industry has, mostly, adopted Python and academia R. Why bother learning another language? To answer this question, we will address two common backgrounds:

  1. Did not program before – see Section 2.1.

  2. Did program before – see Section 2.2.



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