Metaprogramming: why dynamic languages matters

Reading Adam’s excellent
Javascript metaprogramming presentation, I’m realizing how much constraining static languages can be. Even tough type checking can help you find some errors before they occur, metaprogramming and DSL makes you write code that works by removing ambiguity. Chances are if you don’t have a clue what the code you just wrote is doing, it will break, explode, melt and smell.


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