Finally, Python for workgroups.
Oh, it took me too long to get that joke 😀
It was even the “official” name of the 3.11 release of the Linux kernel: https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/Makefile?id=v3.11#n5
You have to be of a certain age.
Are the Python and TypeScript type systems similar?
No. Assuming we’re talking about mypy (Python doesn’t have a blessed type system, but type annotations), then mypy by default is nominally typed rather than Typescript’s structural typing (though Mypy has support for protocols, which look like structural typing)
In my experience, mypy often feels like its approaching what many have experienced in OOP languages, whereas Typescript’s structural typing + type level programming aims to go much further.
That being said both tools have similar onboarding strategies and work reasonably well with a typed/untyped code mix.
Don’t ES6 classes have descriptors (or at least getter / setters)?
And unless I’m misunderstanding what you mean, python does have typing.TypeGuard
“And now for something completely different”. <- absolutely loved this paragraph. Unexpectedly welcome.
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Is it really “blogspam” when it’s literally the release team’s post on blog.python.org?
The obvious explanation is that OP is subscribed to the blog via RSS or something similar, which does not appear to be something one can do for the actual release page.