Meet up

Are Go and D threats to Python?

Tuesday, 28th May at Skills Matter, London

This meetup was organised by Skills Matter In The Brain in May 2013

Overview

Are Go and D threats to Python?

Python is (arguably) the most used dynamically typed language. Adherents to the statically typed philosophy generally abhor the whole dynamic language thing and are touting Go and D as the replacement for C and the languages all Python programmers should switch to. Conversely Python folks are happy with Python and see no need for the constraints of type that Go and D insist upon – amongst other serious restrictions.

In this session I will probe into some of the issues around this area, and possibly some other things as well.

I predict that predictions will be made.



Russel Winder

Russel is an ex-theoretical physicist, ex-UNIX system programmer, ex-academic, ex-independent consultant, ex-analyst, ex-author, ex-expert witness and ex-trainer. Russel is still interested in programming and programming languages, and all things parallel and concurrent. And build.

He's actively involved with GPars, Me TV, and various bits and pieces of SDR. Russel likes working with Python, Ceylon, Kotlin, D, Go, Rust, and C++17.


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