On 11/06/2011, at 7:07 AM, Russel Winder wrote:
> The big problem though is the the issue of type. Believers in static
> strong typing will object to the use of languages that work with dynamic
> typing even though learners seem to find it easier to do things without
> having to worry about types in the first instance.
Well in that case, perhaps the language to start with should be Haskell...
(I have been trying to think of a truthful sentence involving "Java" and
"static strong typing" that doesn't also include "doesn't have".)
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