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Scilab ❤️ Octave

John W. Eaton, the original author and primary maintainer of Octave just joined our team within ESI Group. 

Octave was first intended as an academic companion software for a chemical engineering course. But ever since its first release in 1994 (same year as Scilab !), it got closer to the Matlab language.

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  • This demonstrates once again the commitment of ESI Group to open-source. Now part of our team in ESI Group, John Eaton will continue hisstrong involvement in the development of Octave. And Octave (in parallel with Scilab) will continue to grow.
  • Our team can now also provide services around Octave in order to fuel open-source developments.
  • We are currently investigating the best ways to leverage Octave in Scilab, particularly for its excellent compatibility with the Matlab language.

Don't hesitate to contact us at team@scilab.io if you'd like to discuss projects with Octave and/or Scilab.