dynamic typing

dynamic typing

(programming)
Enforcement of type rules at run time as opposed to compile time. Dynamic typing catches more errors as run-time exceptions than static typing.

Tcl, Perl, PHP, Python and Visual Basic are examples of dynamically typed languages. A dynamically typed language may have strong typing or weak typing.
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5, the third edition adds chapters on built-in types and dynamic typing.
Beyond language features, this edition of "Learning Python" also includes new content for less-experienced programmers derived from recent Python classes taught by the authors, Including flesh overviews of object-oriented programming and dynamic typing, new discussions of program launch and configuration options, new coverage of documentation sources, and more.
Its high-level built in data structures, combined with dynamic typing and dynamic binding, make it very attractive for Rapid Application Development, as well as for use as a scripting or glue language to connect existing components together.

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