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Introduction to Julia – Part II

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See Part I of this series to get started with Julia programming.

How to install Julia?

Let’s get started with the installation. Here are the steps to install Julia:

Step 1

Download the current stable version of Julia from here.

Step 2

Extract the file and set up Julia using the following commands:

Installing Julia on Linux:

  • tar -xvzf “downloaded-file-name”

Installing Julia on Linux

  • sudo cp -r julia-1.6.3 /opt/
  • sudo ln -s /opt/julia-1.6.3/bin/julia /usr/local/bin/julia
  • Open the terminal and type “julia”:

Installing Julia on Linux

Installing Julia on Mac:

  • Run the downloaded .dmg file
  • Move the Julia file to the application folder
  • Click on the Julia icon.

Installing Julia on Mac

Installing Julia on Mac

Installing Julia on Windows:

  • Run the downloaded .exe file
  • Select the installation directory

Installing Julia on Windows

Check the box “Add Julia to PATH”

Add Julia to path Windows

Check the box “Run Julia”

Run Julia on Windows

A Julia window is now open, and you’re ready to code in Julia!

Stay tuned for the next installment in which Anshul Tayal will demonstrate how to run Julia in a Jupyter notebook.

Visit QuantInsti for additional insight on this topic: https://blog.quantinsti.com/julia-programming/.

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