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The Inconvenient Truth About Dynamic vs. Static Typing

Sometimes there are these moments of truth. They happen completely unexpectedly, such as when I read this tweet:

Good discussion of Facebook Flow – http://t.co/5KTKakDB0w…

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Is Ada the Future?

Looking at where programming languages are going, I think Ada will be a strong contender in the future.

We’re moving quickly from dynamic typing to static typing, and in general towards more declarative programming style. 1,297 more words


Progress: Ambrosia of the Driven

The battle of learning Python resumes. To be completely honest, I don’t like python. As a matter of fact I started learning assembly and I like that more than I like Python. 594 more words

If I were writing a language

I’ve never honestly put thought into what I would want in my own language until recently. For years I wore blinders while working contently in the world of Java. 881 more words

Software Development

Picking ÜberConf sessions sucks

I’m gearing up for ÜberConf next week in Denver. It will be my first tech conference. I’ve never gone because I’m cheap and would like my employer to pay for it. 2,416 more words

Software Development

Overloading vs Variable Arguments !!!

In a statically typed (object oriented?) language, function overloading offers the facility of organizing your code into two or more functions with different types and/or number of arguments. 618 more words