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The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Dynamic Typing for Practical Programs

Posted by Robert Smallshire  on  Apr 26, 2014 6

Robert Smallshire explores the disconnect between the dire outcomes predicted by advocates of static typing versus the near absence of type errors in real world systems built with dynamic languages.

48:51

The Trouble With Types

Posted by Martin Odersky  on  Oct 28, 2013 5

Martin Odersky outlines the main categories of static type systems as well as some new developments, and discuss the tradeoffs they make.

24:40

Dependent Types for JavaScript

Posted by Ravi Chugh  on  Mar 20, 2013

Ravi Chugh introduces Dependent JavaScript (DJS), a statically-typed system for the imperative, object-oriented, dynamic language.

30:00

Static vs. Dynamic Languages

Posted by Stuart Williams  on  Feb 25, 2013 7

Stuart Williams discusses the merits of dynamic languages, definitions, stereotypes, myths, suggesting when and how to introduce such a language in production.

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