ElectrumSV, Python and static typing

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Adding typing to our code

The benefits of a type-checking text editor

The problems of a type-checking text editor

Detected problems

Thoughts on Python’s static typing

  • Our text editors can understand the code now.
  • We can actually understand the code now, whereas before some of it was incomprehensible soup.
  • Our code can be better checked for correctness giving us another way to detect inadvertent bugs.

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