Saturday, 18 November 2006

Camlp4 exposed by Bruno

Bruno De Fraine did an excellent job answering a question I posted about using camlp4 to statically differentiate an OCaml expression:

http://groups.google.com/group/fa.caml/msg/06a8cc1798ca4680

Didn't occur to me to get familiar with camlp4's representation of OCaml's AST by playing with it in the top level. It's actually really easy... :-)

Friday, 17 November 2006

OpenGL demos on-line

We recently revamped the site of my OCaml book. People might be interested in the OpenGL demos that are on-line there:

http://www.ffconsultancy.com/products/ocaml_for_scientists/visualisation/index.html

Let me know what you think of the new design!

Cheers,
Jon.

Will Farr's blog

I recently discovered an excellent blog by Will Farr. Check out this entry on symbolic differentiation:

http://wmfarr.blogspot.com/2006/10/automatic-differentiation-in-ocaml.html
Welcome to my first ever blog site. I'll be uploading anything of interest that I find or make.

In the mean time, please buy a few copies of my OCaml book:

http://www.ffconsultancy.com/products/ocaml_for_scientists/index.html