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Fast, Flexible and Functional Programming with OCaml



Gemma Gordon and Anil Madhavapeddy give a brief history of OCaml, both from a technical and community building perspective, and explain how they are unlocking its potential in the “new” world of browsers and IoT.


Gemma Gordon is Operations Director for the OCaml Labs group based in the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, and the CEO of OCaml Labs Consultancy. Anil Madhavapeddy is a University Lecturer at the University of Cambridge, based in the Systems Research Group. He founded the OCaml Labs group at Cambridge, and leads the MirageOS unikernel Linux Foundation project.

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Software is changing the world. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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May 18, 2018