The Art Of Scripting

Alex Angelopoulos (aka at mvps dot org)

Ruminations on philosophy and style in scripting.

How To Steal Code, or Inventing The Wheel Only Once

A Winter '88 USENIX paper by Henry Spencer which is highly relevant to code reuse.  Due to the minimalist structure of most

Are Scripting Languages the Wave of the Future?

An ITWorld interview with Robert Martin.

Why Dynamic Typing?

A discussion of benefits and drawbacks of dynamic variable typing in the context of SmallTalk.  You may also want to check out the entire original `Why Dynamic Typing' Usenet thread.