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In recent years, I've come to find discussions of one language being strongly typed vs another which isn't more and more curious and fun.

Starting out, it was Turbo Pascal, followed by inline asm, shortly after by Turbo Assembler and Macro Assembler, before picking up C and C++. At that point, I'd leer down my nose at anyone seriously considering using a script-like, interpreted language - partially, because everyone knew that strongly typed languages were 'better' and were also 'harder', generally a result of their less comprehensive standard libs.

That was over 20 years ago now and I laugh as I look on my other monitor to see an Access DB being converted to SQL Server, PHP and Javascript. (I don't .NET and the client doesn't care if I build it out of mudbricks & straw, so long as they can reliably pump all the receipts through it)

I also think about how much I code in different languages and find that shockingly, much of what I do these days is in fact in script-like langs. It's always an interesting challenge - coding something in C/C++, JS/PHP and in ASM - they're just so very different, yet in the important places, very much alike. Keeps me on my toes at least. Graphics and Sound have always been interests, so for those at least, C/JS/ASM are all perfectly alike enough. And in fact, writing a pdf-producing class was far easier in PHP than in C++. I reckon JS would make the C++ version look long-winded, verbose and full of gotchas.

Just dont tell my 20 year old self I said this!
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