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comment Returning different types from one function in a dynamically typed language
It seems that it makes sense to return multiple types in one function in all the same places it makes sense to return a generic type in Java. Unfortunately, I don't know how to articulate it better than this.
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comment Returning different types from one function in a dynamically typed language
Sorry, I led you astray with my poor example. Forget I mentioned it in the first place. Your first paragraph is on point. I also like your second example.
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comment Returning different types from one function in a dynamically typed language
@TrueWill I address that in the next sentence.
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comment In scrum, how do you give an estimate for a backlog item that is primarily research?
I think this is good advice in general. But like I said, "I could never tell if I was almost done or far from it.".
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comment In scrum, how do you give an estimate for a backlog item that is primarily research?
In my situation it wasn't really possible to break things down this way. I knew which API to call. The majority of the time was spent deciphering and fixing the errors it was giving me on that call. But I can see how for general research problems this is a good approach.
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