Crossing borders, Typing strategies beyond the Java model

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Bruce Tate

Date archived: May 15, 2019 | First published: May 23, 2006

The Java™ community is split when it comes to the language's approach to typing. Some love the compile-time error checking, better security, and improved tools -- all features enabled by static typing. Others would prefer a more dynamically typed experience. This time in Crossing borders, you'll look at the dramatically different typing strategies used by two highly productive non-Java languages and at ways you can achieve some typing flexibility in your Java programming.

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ArticleTitle=Crossing borders: Typing strategies beyond the Java model