Articles tagged 'typing'

Giant balls of typeless source files

Cedric posted this entry about an article by Steve Yegge called Dynamic languages strike back (it's slightly interesting, but nothing really new if you already like dynamic languages, though the section on trace trees is wel worth a read). Most of Cedric's comments were unremarkable, but this ...

- Why am I forced to optimize when choosing my language?

Martin C. Martin wrote a great post on performance and dynamic languages. I particularly loved this quote:

Premature optimization is the root of all evil. Why am I forced to optimize when I am choosing my language, before writing a single line of code?

The post and comments ...