Planning to at least try out a new programming language by porting some code to something else.
Thinking either Julia or Rust, but I'm not sure. Any suggestions? The code in question will need to do some array operations + a weighted random walk
@elbeejay wow, rust and julia, that are two really different languages, I haven't used julia, rust quite low level though, so it might be more cumbersome to write, but it works really well when it's done normally
@sotolf It is a good point, the comparison Rust v Julia is maybe not a fair one (a bit like comparing Python and Fortran maybe?)
@elbeejay Definitely learn Rust. But Julia looks like it might be a more appropriate language in this case; depends how weighted the random walk is.
@wizzwizz4 Thanks for the input. I may just do both as it seems it'll be pretty easy to get a hang of the Julia syntax
@elbeejay i code in rust but it’s quite a bit different in its philosophy. if you want to learn something completely new, i would suggest rust. it’s a great experience, and frankly it helped me write better python afterward.
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