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Newsletter August 2020 - JuliaCon 2020 Sets New Participation Record: Nearly 30,000 Unique YouTube Viewers and Registrants from 115 Countries Can’t Be Wrong

14 August 2020 | Julia Computing

JuliaCon 2020: Nearly 30,000 Julia users worldwide tuned in to JuliaCon 2020 on YouTube - more than 3x the number who viewed last year - and JuliaCon 2020 registrants represent 115 different countries. We extend our gratitude and appreciation to all those who made JuliaCon 2020 the biggest and best JuliaCon ever - participants, presenters, organizers, committee members, sponsors, volunteers, mentors and the entire Julia community. If you missed any JuliaCon 2020 presentations, they are now available online.

JuliaCon 2020 Wrap-Up Blog Posts

JuliaTeam and JuliaRun Presentation: If you missed Dr. Matt Bauman’s demonstration of JuliaHub’s upcoming compute capabilities during JuliaCon, you can find it online, along with nearly 20 other free Julia Computing Webinars and microtrainings.

Pumas-AI: Pumas-AI is a new pharmaceutical startup company that launched this week. The launch event has been watched by hundreds of viewers around the globe. Pumas-AI uses artificial intelligence in Julia to accelerate drug development and personalize patient care. For more information, visit Pumas-AI.

JuliaHub Launch: Julia Computing is pleased to announce the launch of JuliaHub’s compute capabilities. JuliaHub provides a seamless experience for Julia users to manage their packages, find documentation, make open source contributions and run large compute-intensive workloads. Click here to sign up to receive notification when cloud computing is available via JuliaHub, and click here to register for a demonstration of JuliaHub’s new cloud computing capabilities.

Converting from Proprietary Software to Julia: Are you looking to leverage Julia’s superior speed and ease of use, but limited due to legacy software and code? Julia Computing and our partners can help accelerate replacing your existing proprietary applications, improve performance, reduce development time, augment or replace existing systems and provide an extended trusted team to deliver Julia solutions. Leverage experienced resources from Julia Computing and our partners to get your team up and running quickly. For more information, please contact us at info@juliacomputing.com.

Julia Computing Finance Webinar and JuliaHub Product Demo: Julia Computing’s Dr. Matt Bauman will present a free Webinar on Accelerating Finance with Julia and a JuliaHub product demonstration. Use the links below to register.

Title

Date

Presenter

Time

Registration link

Going on a Bull Run: Accelerating Finance with Julia

Thursday Aug 27

Dr. Matt Bauman, Julia Computing Director of Applications Engineering

 12-1 pm Eastern (US)

Click here to register

JuliaHub Product Demo: Introducing Single Click Scaling and Deployment in the Cloud

Thursday Sep 3

Dr. Matt Bauman, Julia Computing Director of Applications Engineering

12-1 pm Eastern (US)

Click here to register

Julia Computing Enterprise Products

  • JuliaHub: JuliaHub from Julia Computing provides a seamless experience for Julia users to manage their packages, find documentation, make open source contributions and run large compute-intensive workloads. Click here for more information.

  • JuliaRun: JuliaRun from Julia Computing helps you scale and deploy Julia using high performance computing (HPC) resources, including large parallel simulations and analyses in the cloud: AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud. Click here for more information.

  • JuliaSure: JuliaSure from Julia Computing provides full service development support, production support and indemnification for companies using Julia. Subscriptions are USD 99 per month. Click here to subscribe.

  • JuliaTeam: JuliaTeam from Julia Computing lets your entire enterprise work together using Julia. Collaborate, develop and manage private and public packages across your organization, manage open source licenses and benefit from continuous integration, deployment, security, indemnity and enterprise governance. Click here for more information.

  • Pumas: Pumas from Julia Computing and Pumas.ai is a comprehensive platform for pharmaceutical modeling and simulation, providing a single tool for the entire drug development pipeline. Click here for more information.

Julia Computing Is Coming to Your Favorite Online Conferences****: Julia Computing is participating in several upcoming online conferences. Please join our Julia talks and workshops or connect with us.

Julia 1.5 Release: Julia 1.5 includes exciting new features such as struct layout and allocation optimizations, multithreading API stabilization and improvements and much more. More information is available here.

Julia Community Prizes: The winners of the 2020 Julia Community Prizes are Huda Nassar, Mosè Giordano and Chris Elron. Congratulations!

Julia User & Developer Survey 2020: The second annual Julia User & Developer Survey was presented during JuliaCon. Results are available here.

Julia and Julia Computing in the News

  • ZDNet: Programming Language Julia Version 1.5 Is Out: Lots of New Features, Better Performance

  • Analytics India: JuliaCon 2020 Is Live and Virtual

  • Analytics India: Julia and PyCaret Latest Versions

  • Daily Excelsior: Data Science – the New Paradigm of Technology

  • Enterprise Talk: Julia Version 1.5 Launched

  • Analytics India: Julia v1.5 Released: Brings Lots of New Features and Better Performance

  • Dev Class: Julia 1.5 Tackles Latency and Heap Allocations Before Tossing in Another LTS Release

  • Dev Class: Bye-Bye Juno, Hello Julia for VS Code – IDE Shifts Form, Reaches 1.0

  • PC World: Learn a New Programming Language with this $15 Humble Bundle

  • SD Times: Julia 1.5 Released

  • Heise: Programmiersprache: Julia 1.5 Stabilisiert die Multithreading-API

  • Analytics Insight: What Will Be the Best Language for Data Science - Julia or Python?

  • I Programmer: Julia 1.5 Improves Struct Layout Support

Julia Blog Posts

Upcoming Julia Online Events

Recent Julia Online Events

Julia Jobs, Fellowships and Internships

Do you work at or know of an organization looking to hire Julia programmers as staff, research fellows or interns? Would your employer be interested in hiring interns to work on open source packages that are useful to their business? Help us connect members of our community to great opportunities by sending us an email, and we'll get the word out.

There are hundreds of Julia jobs currently listed on Indeed.com. Click here to apply.

Contact Us: Please contact us if you wish to:

  • Purchase or obtain license information for Julia Computing products such as JuliaSure, JuliaTeam, JuliaRun or Pumas

  • Obtain pricing for Julia consulting projects for your organization

  • Schedule online Julia training for your organization

  • Share information about exciting new Julia case studies or use cases

  • Spread the word about an upcoming online event involving Julia

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About Julia and Julia Computing

Julia is the fastest high performance open source computing language for data, analytics, algorithmic trading, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and other scientific and numeric computing applications. Julia solves the two language problem by combining the ease of use of Python and R with the speed of C++. Julia provides parallel computing capabilities out of the box and unlimited scalability with minimal effort. Julia has been downloaded by users at more than 10,000 companies and is used at more than 1,500 universities. Julia co-creators are the winners of the 2019 James H. Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software and the 2019 Sidney Fernbach Award. Julia has run at petascale on 650,000 cores with 1.3 million threads to analyze over 56 terabytes of data using Cori, one of the ten largest and most powerful supercomputers in the world.

Julia Computing was founded in 2015 by all the creators of Julia to develop products and provide professional services to businesses and researchers using Julia.

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