Tag Archives: Python

The Julia Language is the Way of the Future

Recent surveys have shown that the R Language for statistical computing is undergoing an explosion in popularity among scientists, researchers, and other data-analyzing types. There are good reasons for this: R is Free, easy to use (as much as any … Continue reading

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Programming: the Legos of Math

Why should you learn to program? In my (limited) experience in the world of marine science, fisheries, and ecology, programming is more and more becoming part of the expected tool set. Consequently, many grad students in these fields are struggling … Continue reading

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The Joy of Fortran

Well, maybe “joy” is a strong word. But over the past couple of days, I’ve been programming in Fortran a bit for the first time in about two years. Fortran, for the uninitiated, is the oldest programming language still in … Continue reading

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