Microsoft is using a new scripting language called julia programming to develop apps for mobile devices.
The language, which Microsoft says will help developers create better and more flexible apps, will be integrated into its Office 365 suite of applications, according to a blog post published Tuesday by the company.
julia, which stands for Just in Time, is a scripting language that uses a combination of machine learning and artificial intelligence to build objects with a goal to be self-aware.julia also uses natural language processing to process the data and understand the user interface.
The company said julia will be used in the following Microsoft Office 365 apps:Office 365 for iPhone and Android:Create and edit Excel spreadsheets with juliaCreate and add and remove rows from tables in Microsoft Office on the iPad or iPhone, using julia.
Create and organize Excel spread sheets with julia.
Find and add a new row or column from a table in Microsoft Excel.
Share and save information in Microsoft Outlook with juliar.
Office 365 Web: Create and edit Word documents, PDFs and presentations with julus.
Write and edit text documents, PowerPoint presentations and Excel spread files with julu.
Create a custom document in Microsoft Word or PowerPoint.