Julia 101

Lesson 2: Setting Up Your Environment

Julia  for VSCode
  1. Go to https://julialang.org/downloads/
  2. Grab the currently stable or LTS release depending upon your system architecure i.e. 32 bit or 64 bit
  3. After downloading, double click on installer package and follow the instructions to finish installation.
  4. Once installation is complete, fire up Command Prompt, type julia and hit Enter. If everything is installed correctly, Julia REPL will be opened and we are good to go.
  1. Juno: Atom Plugin
  2. VS Code Extension
  3. Jupyter Notebook
  4. Pluto

VS Code

  1. Start VS Code.
  2. Inside VS Code, go to the extensions view either by executing the View: Show Extensions command (click View->Command Palette...) or by clicking on the extension icon on the left side of the VS Code window.
  3. In the extensions view, simply search for the term julia in the marketplace search box, then select the extension named Julia and click the install button. You might have to restart VS Code after this step.
Julia setup in VS Code

Jupyter Notebook

Run Julia REPL, either by using Command Prompt or Start Menu and at the julia> prompt, press ] , type hit add IJuliaand hit Enter.

using IJulia
notebook()
IJulia Installation

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MUHAMMAD SALMAN KABIR

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