[Video 318] Christopher Neugebauer: Python’s New Type Hints in Action… In JavaScript

Python is a dynamic language, which basically means that data has types (but identifiers don’t). So s can point to a string, an int, a dict, or a function.  But there has been some movement in the last year or two to introduce some form of strong typing, or type hints, into Python.  What does this mean, and how does it work? One way to think about it is by looking at a similar idea that was implemented in JavaScript, known as TypeScript. In this talk, Christopher Neugebauer describes TypeScript, what it did for JavaScript, and how Python developers can (and should) look at the introduction of type hints in future versions of Python.

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