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The Reason For Types with Jared Forsyth on ReasonML and Javascript

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Adam talked to Jared Forsyth about his journey from untyped javascript to using flow and eventually reasonml.

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"I mean, I was, I'll admit it I was definitely in the: 'I was scarred by Java and C plus plus in an intro to programming class and I never want to look at types again' Camp"

"My first language was Python and followed closely by Javascript. And so I was, I was loving the loosey goosey scripting language. My first experience of using types in JavaScript, I was like is this going to be terrible? Because there's so much overhead in Java and C plus, plus you have to write types for literally everything."


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