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OCaml

A general purpose industrial-strength programming language
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What is OCaml?

It is an industrial strength programming language supporting functional, imperative and object-oriented styles. It is the technology of choice in companies where a single mistake can cost millions and speed matters,
OCaml is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.

Who uses OCaml?

Companies
37 companies reportedly use OCaml in their tech stacks, including Agora, CrowdStrike, and Jane Street.

Developers
62 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OCaml.

OCaml Integrations

Linux, Windows, macOS, FreeBSD, and YAML are some of the popular tools that integrate with OCaml. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with OCaml.

OCaml's Features

  • functional style
  • imperative style
  • object-oriented style

OCaml Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OCaml?
Haskell
ReasonML
It lets you write simple, fast and quality type safe code while leveraging both the JavaScript & OCaml ecosystems.It is powerful, safe type inference means you rarely have to annotate types, but everything gets checked for you.
Java
Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!
Erlang
Some of Erlang's uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems.
Rust
Rust is a systems programming language that combines strong compile-time correctness guarantees with fast performance. It improves upon the ideas of other systems languages like C++ by providing guaranteed memory safety (no crashes, no data races) and complete control over the lifecycle of memory.
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OCaml's Followers
75 developers follow OCaml to keep up with related blogs and decisions.