Julia Language Shell Scripting and Piping Using Shell from inside the REPL


From inside the interative Julia shell (also known as REPL), you can access the system's shell by typing ; right after the prompt:


From here on, you can type any shell comand and they will be run from inside the REPL:

shell> ls
Desktop     Documents   Pictures   Templates
Downloads   Music       Public     Videos

To exit this mode, type backspace when the prompt is empty.