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What is Ruby?

Ruby is a language of careful balance. Its creator, Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, blended parts of his favorite languages (Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, Ada, and Lisp) to form a new language that balanced functional programming with imperative programming.

What is Groovy?

Groovy builds upon the strengths of Java but has additional power features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk. It makes modern programming features available to Java developers with almost-zero learning curve.

What is Arc?

Arc is designed for exploratory programming: the kind where you decide what to write by writing it. A good medium for exploratory programming is one that makes programs brief and malleable, so that's what we've aimed for. This is a medium for sketching software.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Ruby?
2893 companies on StackShare use Ruby
What companies use Groovy?
91 companies on StackShare use Groovy
What companies use Arc?
8 companies on StackShare use Arc

Integrations

What tools integrate with Ruby?
73 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
What tools integrate with Groovy?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy
What tools integrate with Arc?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Arc

What are some alternatives to Ruby, Groovy, and Arc?

  • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
  • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
  • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
  • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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