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60,000 Lines of Javascript!!

Harry Fuecks blogs about an interesting survey...

Created by tseaver. Last modified 2005-05-16 22:05:17.

...of recurring problems in projects using dynamic languages

At the other end of the scale there's developers who know a language well and can't resist adding smart features. That needs to be a golden rule of what not to do with dynamic languages - don't extend the language (at least not using the language itself).

He talks mainly about Javascript and PHP, but then points at a nasty bit of cleverness using Python's shiny new decorator syntax.