One of the reason why PHP7 is actually a wall breaker of old PHP that leads to no more an ‘insane’ programming language for web development. 173 more words
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One of the distinctive features of programming languages is type safety, esp. static vs. dynamic typing. Let’s take C++ and Python as examples.
In C++ a variable type is determined at compile time and remains the same for the lifetime of a compiled program, while in Python a variable can change type at run time. 534 more words
In programming languages, there are two kinds of typing, i.e. assigning a datatype to a variable: static and dynamic. More traditional languages such as Pascal, C, Ada and Java require the programmer to assign a type to a variable before it can be used. 267 more words