1. Yaron Minsky
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Hello World for Core

A simple hello-world project for Core. The intent is to show you how to get started building OCaml projects using OPAM, Core and OCamlbuild. To use this, first get OPAM, and install the "core" package. Also, it's probably doing this:

opam switch ocaml-4.00.1+short-types

to get better error messages from the compiler when using Core. (As of 4.01, this compiler variant should be obsolete.)

You can build the project by running:

./build.sh hello_world.native

and you can then use it as follows:

core-hello-world $ ./hello_world.native
Hello World!
core-hello-world $ ./hello_world.native -h
Hello World


=== flags ===

  [-hello]       The 'hello' of 'hello world'
  [-world]       The 'world' of 'hello world'
  [-build-info]  print info about this build and exit
  [-version]     print the version of this build and exit
  [-help]        print this help text and exit
                 (alias: -?)

flag -h is an ambiguous prefix: -hello, -help
core-hello-world $ ./hello_world.native -hello "Goodbye" -world "Yellow Brick Road"
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road!