Julia

Julia is new programming languare. I have to say I didn’t try it yet, though I am quite curious. It is open and compatible with Linux, iOS and Windows. Here is the main page:

http://julialang.org/

Julia is faster than other programming languages such as R and Matlab. Packages in Julia don’t need to link to other languages, like C/C++, as often in R packages. To now GLM and LMM (package MixedModels) are available in Julia. Maybe something to keep track for the future…

See here for some more info:
http://www.stat.wisc.edu/~bates/JuliaForRProgrammers.pdf
http://dmbates.blogspot.it/2012/04/r-programmer-looks-at-julia.html

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/julia-stats

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