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OCaml Weekly News

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Here is the latest OCaml Weekly News, for the week of September 12 to 19, 2017.

  1. Next OUPS meetup, Sep 26th 2017
  2. From the OCaml discourse
  3. Ocaml Github Pull Requests
  4. Other OCaml News

Next OUPS meetup, Sep 26th 2017

Archive: https://sympa.inria.fr/sympa/arc/caml-list/2017-09/msg00038.html

Bruno Bernardo announced:
The OUPS meetup is back. The next one will take place on Tuesday,
Sep. 26, 7pm at IRILL on the Jussieu campus.
As usual, we will have a few talks, followed by pizzas and drinks.

The talks will be the following:

- Matthias Le Brun on Reason (https://reasonml.github.io/)
- Guillaume Bury on mSAT (https://github.com/Gbury/mSAT)
- Yann Hamdaoui on Mechaml (https://github.com/yannham/mechaml)

Please do note that we are always in demand of talk *proposals* for future
meetups.

To register, or for more information, go here:
https://www.meetup.com/ocaml-paris/events/243385334/
*Registration is required! Access is not guaranteed after 7pm if
you're not registered.* (It also helps us to order the right amount of
food.)

Access map:
IRILL - Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI)
Barre 15-16 1er étage
4 Place Jussieu
75005 Paris
https://www.irill.org/pages/access.html

The meetup organizers.
      

From the OCaml discourse

The editor compiled this list:
Here are some links to messages at http://discuss.ocaml.org that may
be of interest to the readers.

- Vincent Jacques talks about "Hashids: generate short unique ids from integers"
  https://discuss.ocaml.org/t/hashids-generate-short-unique-ids-from-integers/844/1
      

Ocaml Github Pull Requests

Gabriel Scherer and the editor compiled this list:
Here is a sneak peek at some potential future features of the Ocaml
compiler, discussed by their implementers in these Github Pull Requests.

- Add Char.bits, {Array,Bytes,String}.filter functions
  https://github.com/ocaml/ocaml/pull/1334
- added -threads and -vmthreads option information to the ppx context 
  https://github.com/ocaml/ocaml/pull/1336
- Qualified extended indexing operators
  https://github.com/ocaml/ocaml/pull/1347
- support syntax "S with type _ t = int"
  https://github.com/ocaml/ocaml/pull/1348
      

Other OCaml News

From the ocamlcore planet blog:
Here are links from many OCaml blogs aggregated at OCaml Planet,
http://ocaml.org/community/planet/.

Full Time: FPGA Engineer at Jane Street in New York, NY; London, UK
 http://jobs.github.com/positions/976e14a6-836e-11e7-9860-676d60c90b60

Revised Code Size Estimates for Examachine Releases
 http://examachine.net/blog/revised-code-size-estimates-for-examachine-releases/
      

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