Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Jane St's Async library

The good folks at Jane St Capital have kindly released another of their OCaml libraries as open source software. This is the Async library and it is an alternative to the traditional LWT library for asynchronous programming (including IO) in OCaml.

Sunday, 10 July 2011

James Woodyatt's Oni library (including lots of data structures)

James Woodyatt has published his Oni library of miscellaneous OCaml goodness that includes lots of interesting data structures.

Highlighted features include:

- Functional streams and stream processors (extended).
- Functional bootstrapped skew-binomial heap.
- Functional red-black binary tree (associative array).
- Functional sets based on red-black binary tree.
- Functional real-time catenable deque.
- Functional LL(x) parsing using state-exception monad.
- Functional lazy deterministic finite automaton (DFA).
- Functional lexical analyzer (using lazy DFA and monadic parser).
- Functional substring list manipulation (message buffer chains).
- Gregorian calendar date manipulation.
- Standard time manipulation.
- System time in Temps Atomique International (TAI).
- Unicode transcoding.
- Universal resource identifier (URI) manipulation.
- Extended socket interface (supports more options, and UDP w/multicast).
- I/O event multiplexing (with Unix.select).
- Functional XML stream parsing and generation - Functional MIME stream parsing and generation

Saturday, 5 March 2011

More OCaml jobs than ever before

The IT Jobs Watch website shows that the number of job advertisements citing OCaml is at its highest level ever: