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  1. ReasonML is a new face to OCaml that--when coupled with BuckleScript--makes web development easy...

    These new tools and perspectives empower you to write better programs even when you write in traditional languages. In fact, many modern languages/extensions/frameworks have functional flavours added. See for example Rust, ReasonML and typescript. Learning functional programming will give you the necessary building blocks to pick up these framework quickly and correctly.
  2. Hasura is an open platform to build scalable app backends, offering a built-in database, search, user-management and more.

    Many companies have adopted functional programming and there are many opportunities for functional programmers. Companies using Haskell include Facebook, Hasura, etc. Companies using OCaml include Ahrefs, Jane Street, etc. Check out Functional Works for many more companies that are using functional languages!
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    Functional languages are prominent in blockchain especially. Blockchain is an increasing popular technology with applications in many areas. The most common uses of the technology include cryptocurrencies, banking/FinTech, and smart contracts. They all involve financial transactions that are time sensitive and mistakes can be very costly. Functional languages can minimize these mistakes and therefore many...
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    Many companies have adopted functional programming and there are many opportunities for functional programmers. Companies using Haskell include Facebook, Hasura, etc. Companies using OCaml include Ahrefs, Jane Street, etc. Check out Functional Works for many more companies that are using functional languages!