Dynamically typed languages.

Tratt, Laurence (2009) Dynamically typed languages. In: Advances in computers. Zelkowitz, Marvin V., ed. Elsevier, pp. 149-184. ISBN 9780123748126

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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 dier from statically typed languages, their history, and their defining features.

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Originally published in 'IEEE Software', 24 (5) 2007. pp. 28-30. ISSN 0740-7459

Research Areas:Science & Technology > Software Process, Practice & Design
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Deposited On:27 May 2010 11:57
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