Develop your analytical and programming skills further in Julia to solve complex data processing problems
Julia is a well-constructed programming language with fast execution speed, eliminating the classic problem of performing analysis in one language and translating it for performance into a second. This book will help you develop and enhance your programming skills in Julia to solve real-world automation challenges.
This book starts off with a refresher on installing and running Julia on different platforms. Next, you will compare the different ways of working with Julia and explore Julia's key features in-depth by looking at design and build. You will see how data works using simple statistics and analytics, and discover Julia's speed, its real strength, which makes it particularly useful in highly intensive computing tasks and observe how Julia can cooperate with external processes in order to enhance graphics and data visualization. Finally, you will look into meta-programming and learn how it adds great power to the language and establish networking and distributed computing with Julia.
What You Will Learn
Install and build Julia and configure it with your environment
Build a data science project through the entire cycle of ETL, analytics, and data visualization
Understand the type system and principles of multiple dispatch for a better coding experience in Julia
Interact with data files and data frames to study simple statistics and analytics
Display graphics and visualizations to carry out modeling and simulation in Julia
Use Julia to interact with SQL and NoSQL databases
Work with distributed systems on the Web and in the cloud
Develop your own packages and contribute to the Julia Community
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