Wednesday, August 17, 2005

For Java developers: case study of the utility of dynamic languages

As seen on Planet Lisp:

Joe Marshall's great writeup on the big wins from using Common Lisp to develop an application.

I do spend most of my time designing and writing Java applications, but I also believe in keeping an open mind about recognizing Java's weaknesses (mostly that it is not a dynamic language).

Ruby and Python are also dynamic languages, but lack the blazingly fast performance of natively compiled Common Lisp code.

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