Cxx.jl is the coolest thing ever!

I didn’t find a Place_to_Praise_Julia category, so I’ll post here.

I had a situation today in which an algorithm was supplied in the form of C snippets, and having a vague memory that one could compile C++ functions from a Julia REPL, I searched and found Cxx.jl. I tried the Cxx example, then a little copyy/paste with the snippets and whammo!, instant answers at the REPL! So much fun!

Here’s a big Thank You to the authors and contributors of Cxx.jl and all of Julia.


On slack, there’s the #appreciation channel, but I don’t think there’s a dedicated place for it on the forums.


creating a category offtopic -> appreciation, maybe?