Javascript back-end for OCamlc
OCaml JavaScript
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Ocamljs is a system for compiling OCaml to Javascript. It includes a Javascript back-end for the OCaml compiler, as well as several support libraries, such as bindings to the browser DOM. Ocamljs also works with orpc for RPC over HTTP, and froc for functional reactive browser programming. The full OCaml language and much of the OCaml standard library is supported. There is special support for the object system so Javascript objects may be called from OCaml and vice-versa.

You can download ocamljs at

See Introduction and Installation.

For a quick start:

  1. Unpack OCaml source adjacent to the ocamljs tree
  2. ./configure
  3. make
  4. make install
  5. make examples

Ocamljs is written by Jake Donham, with contributions from

  • Dave Benjamin (jQuery binding and examples)
  • Haoyang Wang
  • Mike Wells
  • Stepan Zastupov