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Date: 2010-11-09 (10:01)
From: Vincent Aravantinos <vincent.aravantinos@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Type Safety comes to the iPad
Something I don't understand: is the app itself written in ocaml?

Le 9 nov. 10 à 10:39, Vincent Aravantinos a écrit :

> Wow! This seems hugely interesting to me.
> Actually I've been wondering a while to know if I would buy an ipad,  
> and my conclusion was "only if I can do Ocaml on it".
> Can you report a bit more on your experience ?
> Which tools did you use? How convenient it is? What drawback did you  
> encounter?
> Cheers,
> Vincent
> Le 9 nov. 10 à 10:31, Jonathan Kimmitt a écrit :
>> I thought you might be interested to know that my new OCAML App for  
>> the iPad was published
>> on the iTunes Store yesterday. I believe this is a significant  
>> achievement given the notorious
>> reluctance of Apple to embrace languages other than C/obj-C/C++ and  
>> I would hope it would
>> promote wider dissemination of type safety.
>> The real win would be if the new paradigm was accepted for teaching  
>> the new generation of
>> students etc, which would require greater acceptance by potential  
>> employers which is a bit
>> of a chicken/egg scenario.
>> Anyway I am inordinately proud of my new publication and if you  
>> know anybody who has an iPad,
>> please let them know about it.
>> http://itunes.apple.com/app/ocamlexample/id396515573?mt=8#
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