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Type-System Criteria · Start­ing some time around 2005, un­der the in­flu­ence of Per­l, Python, Er­lang, and Ruby, I be­came con­vinced that ap­pli­ca­tion pro­grams should be writ­ten in dynamically-typed lan­guages. You get it built faster, there’s less code to main­tain, and the bugs are no worse. I’ve felt neg­a­tive not just about statically-typed tools in gen­er­al, but about the Ja­va pro­gram­ming lan­guage in par­tic­u­lar. Liv­ing in the An­droid world has forced me to think about this more ...
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