dynamic typing

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dynamic typing definition

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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.
(2004-07-20)

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