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Here is the latest OCaml Weekly News, for the week of April 27 to May 04, 2021.

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Ocaml-solidity, a new OCaml library for Solidity

Continuing the thread from last week, Fabrice Le Fessant announced

I should add that the project is now available in the opam-repository, see solidity-parser and solidity-typechecker.

Release of ocaml-pandoc 0.1.0

Samuel Mimram announced

I have just released ocaml-pandoc, a native OCaml library to write filters for pandoc, which is a markdown-to-anything converter. It has allowed me to write some simple filters I needed (such as for including code snippets, which is not supported natively).

The support is not complete yet however, I might add more if needed (and pull-requests are of course accepted :slight_smile:).

Stdlib vs Containers vs Batteries vs Base : Core functions comparison

Jp R announced

You want to compare the main core functions found in the OCaml Stdlib (v4.12.0), Containers (v3.3), Batteries (v3.3.0) and Base (v0.14.1) libraries ?

Check it out !


Vladimir Keleshev then added

Someone reading this might be also interested in my (less formal) comparison between OCaml Stdlib and Base: https://gist.github.com/keleshev/764edad011a6a7a40da11716b19ddb75

Martin Jambon presentation on Semgrep, Wed April 21 @ 7pm Central

Claude Jager-Rubinson announced

Martin Jambon then added

Thanks Claude! The talk starts at 1:45.

Ryan Slade then said

Comby may also be of interest, it's a similar project also written in OCaml.

ocaml-lsp-server 1.6.0

Rudi Grinberg announced

On behalf of the ocaml-lsp team, I'd like to announce version 1.6.0 of ocaml-lsp-server. The highlight of this release is the updated version of merlin which brings lots of new bug fixes.

1.6.0 (04/30/2020)

  • Code action to annotate a value with its type (#397)
  • Fix interface/implementation switching on Windows (#427)
  • Correctly parse project paths with spaces and other special characters that must be escaped.
  • Print types with -short-paths even if the project wasn't built yet

Other OCaml News

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