Episode 425: Paul Smith on The Crystal Programming Language and the Lucky Web Framework

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Paul SmithPaul Smith of GitHub discusses the crystal programming language and the lucky web framework with Jeremy Jung. They cover the tradeoffs of object oriented vs functional programming; creating and debugging macros; detecting nulls; building a web framework with strict compile time guarantees; conversational elm-like error messages; the benefits of fast rendering times; writing templates with crystal instead of HTML; choosing what to include in a web framework; and crystal’s ecosystem and community.

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