As far as I know, it generally refers to late or dynamic bindng. So why a word like late or dynamic wasn't used?
Why does DrRacket IDE considers some identifiers as “symbols” and some as “keywords”? What is the difference?
Why does DrRacket (kind of Scheme) IDE highlights some of the identifiers as "keywords" (for example define, lambda, send*), and the others as "symbols" (user defined identifiers, +, -, abs, send, ...
I am currently reading a draft of the C11 specification. The new introduced keywords: _Bool, _Alignof, _Atomic all feel like custom extensions, instead of standard reserved keywords like struct, ...
The 'continue' keyword in Java (and probably in many other programming languages) is used to skip further execution of the current iteration. Why was the name 'continue' chosen? Why not something ...
Is there a definitive listing of programming languages which don't use English for the keywords and statements in the language code? For example, I know that Russians back in the Cold War were ...
When I'm using C# to write some code and I define an interface using Visual Studio 2010, it always includes a number of "using" statements (as shown in the example) using System; using ...
We're trying to write a custom scripting language. There has been a suggestion to make the language forgiving by providing case insensitive keywords. I personally do not like the idea, but there are ...
A co-worker and I were looking at the behavior of the new keyword in C# as it applies to the concept of hiding. From the documentation: Use the new modifier to explicitly hide a member inherited ...