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We don’t need a string type

Should string be a distinct type or merely an alias for an array of characters? I’m considering the options for Leaf and can’t convince myself

Leaf: Simple type conversions

One of the problems with C++ is the way it handles type conversion. It inherits a lot of implicit conversion from C and then adds

The syntax of a conditional

Conditionals are a key construct in programming: from the simple if statement, to loops and switches, and even to dynamic mapping. The essence of program