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Facebook Introduces ‘Hack,’ the Programming Language of the Future (wired.com)
4 points by drl on March 21, 2014 | hide | past | favorite | 4 comments



    "The closest thing, they say, is Haskell, a statically typed language that provides a way of executing code relatively quickly."
Type-annotated PHP =~= Haskell? In which universe?


According to the article, the main thing that slows devs down is compiling the code? How insightful.


> "You can think of Hack as a new version of PHP"

> "Ironically," he says, "its chief advantage is how little it differs from PHP."

I'd probably be keeping quite about that


Yes, a lot of people seem to agree with you - going by the comments on the article!




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