OCaml vs R: What are the differences?
Developers describe OCaml as "A general purpose industrial-strength programming language". 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, . On the other hand, R is detailed as "A language and environment for statistical computing and graphics". R provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, ...) and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible.
OCaml and R can be primarily classified as "Languages" tools.
Instacart, Zalando, and Thumbtack are some of the popular companies that use R, whereas OCaml is used by Hammer Lab, NG Informática, and Maersk Digital. R has a broader approval, being mentioned in 188 company stacks & 630 developers stacks; compared to OCaml, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.