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Q: I often heard the claim that dynamically typed languages are more productive than statically typed languages. What are the reasons for this claim?" This has historical reasons. If you go back a few decades, dynamic languages were indisputably vastly more productive than static languages (while also significantly slower). Perl is clearly much more ...


I think first of all you need to define "productivity". What does "productivity" mean and include? If by "more productive" you mean writing less lines of code to implement the same feature, then yes, dynamic-typing programming languages are more "productive" than static-typing languages. However, if you also consider the time spent on debugging and bug ...

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