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re: Typing doesn't cover your back... it wastes your time actually. TDD does cover your back ;)
 

Typing saves a lot of time, as it allows for much easier, and more extensive refactoring. Because your first version will never be the final version, you will need to refactor time and time again

This is most certainly not a black-and-white issue.

It's not just the language, but how it fits our various brains.

Exactly... I used to C# before, and after I used python I see why typing isnt my friend anymore.

I just do proper tests and grow my apps super fast.

@ben While you code your brain types code anyway, as in “I expect this argument to be a string, the next one is an integer etc.”

I have no strong preference on dynamic vs static typing, there are lots of languages I like in both camps.

However, types always get specified one way or another, either during compile time or adhoc during tests and runtime.

I agree that older type systems feel more of a burden than actually useful, but the same cannot be said for Haskell, Elm or Rust.

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