Here is an interesting language I came accross today: OCaml.
What is OCaml? OCaml is a general purpose industrial-strength programming language with an emphasis on expressiveness and safety. It is the technology of choice in companies where a single mistake can cost millions and speed matters, and there is an active community that has developed a rich set of libraries.
Moreover, I found an interesting article talking about the pros and cons of this language. Esper Tech Blog, the author of the article addressed my next quesiton as well: “who uses OCaml?”
To my surprise, many well-know companies use it such as:
The tools that will get you started are:
The Web-based OCaml compiler makes it easy to jump-start playing around with the language.
In case you want to install it, here is how: