April 30, 2019

mypy, the Optional Static Type-Checker for Python

One of the valid criticisms of Python as a programming language is that it lacks strict type-safety.

In 2013, Dropbox hired Guido Van Rossum–Python’s inventor–and he created mypy, the optional static type-checker for Python.

Continuing my series of “taking a peek” screensharing videos, I took mypy for a spin and submitted a pull request on the mypy Github repo (which Guido commented on 😮):

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