Dynamically Typed Languages

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Abstract

Dynamically typed languages such as Python and Ruby have experienced a rapid grown in popularity in recent times. However, there is much confusion as to what makes these languages interesting relative to statically typed languages, and little knowledge of their rich history. In this chapter, I explore the general topic of dynamically typed languages, how they differ from statically typed languages, their history, and their defining features.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Computers
Pages149-184
Number of pages36
Volume77
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

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