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July 10, 2018

How to become a developer: A cheat sheet
by Alison DeNisco Rayome

In terms of what programming languages can net you the highest salary, globally, the top paying options were... In the US, Erlang ($115,000), Scala ($115,000), and OCaml ($114,000) topped the list, the survey found. Read More

June 29, 2018

Plans for OCaml 4.08
by Leo White

With the external release of OCaml 4.07.0 imminent, we in Jane Street’s Tools & Compilers group have been planning what we want to work on for inclusion in OCaml 4.08. These days OCaml uses (or at least attempts) a time-based release process with releases scheduled every 6 months. Read More

June 20, 2018

Examining the Kin Token’s Potential Move to Tezos Blockchain
by William Peaster

The Kin Foundation, steward of the fledgling tokenized Kin Ecosystem, is reportedly in the midst of “hiring a battalion of OCaml developers.” It’s a brow-raising revelation backed up by Upwork job postings — brow-raising because, as the report notes, there’s only one major project in the cryptoverse that relies on the OCaml language: Tezos. Read More

May 27, 2018

Tezos Announces Blockchain Research Partnerships with Tarides & Inria
by Bitcoin Exchange Guide News Team

Research group Tezos Foundation has recently announced their intention to partner with two additional research organizations in an attempt to secure new technologies for the development of their Tezos protocol, a blockchain technology which allows participants to self-govern the protocol. Read More

May 23, 2018

Tezos Expands with Two New R&D Partnerships
by Tim Copeland

In February, the Tezos Foundation announced its support of OCaml but now the Foundation is officially partnering with OCaml Labs in a move to promote the use and awareness of the OCaml software. The Foundation aims to provide resources to OCaml Labs to improve their programming library. Read More

May, 19, 2018

Tezos Foundation to support OCaml Labs and IMDEA Software Institute
by The Tezos Foundation

The Tezos Foundation is developing partnerships with OCaml Labs and IMDEA Software Institute to further maintain and advance the Tezos codebase and Tezos-related technologies. Read More

March 4, 2018

Tezos Foundation Expands Board, Partners with OCaml Software Foundation
by JD Alois

The Tezos Foundation has expanded its Board, according to a release from the group. Tezos added that it was strengthening its cooperation with the core development team and providing more resources while adding developers. Simultaneously, the Foundation has partnered with the OCaml Software Foundation to fund the “Learn OCaml” project at Inria. Read More

Feb 22, 2018

Tezos Foundation Reorganizes, Gevers Steps Down
by Amy Castor

Diego Olivier Fernandez Pons also stepped down and will be replaced by Michel Mauny, a senior researcher at Inria, the French company that developed OCaml, the programming language Tezos is written in. Read More

Mar 22, 2017

diff 2014/tezos 2017/tezos
by Arthur Breitman

While we follow the white paper very closely, we do not follow it to the letter. The departures we introduced are primarily changes in a few constants such as block sizes, gas limits, storage costs, number of proof-of-stake endorsements per block, size of bonds, etc. Read More

August 3, 2014

Tezos: A Self-Amending Crypto-Ledger Position Paper
by L.M Goodman

In this paper, we hope to elucidate the potential benefits of Tezos, our choice to implement as a proof-of-stake system, and our choice to write it in OCaml. Read More

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