I initial asked about
adding dynamic types to Java but someone pointed out that I probably wanted type inference instead.
So, would type inference be a good fit for Java? Java FX script will have type inference with static tying.
automatic casting be better instead?
Here is a example of how it would be useful (I think/hope):List list = new ArrayList();list.add("Hi");list.add...
Here are my thoughts on the Midwest Java Technology Days: Minneapolis that I attended yesterday. (In order to get them out quickly I haven't refactored them.)
Free stuff: breakfast, lunch, networking snacks, t-shirts, pen (mine didn't work), and note pad. (the conference was also free.)
Tim Bray: Pretty interesting. Covered language and internet trends. Companies may not want to send their...