Ruby vs. MATLAB vs. COBOL



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Description

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 MATLAB?

Using MATLAB, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications. The language, tools, and built-in math functions enable you to explore multiple approaches and reach a solution faster than with spreadsheets or traditional programming languages, such as C/C++ or Java.

What is COBOL?

COBOL was one of the first programming languages to be standardised: the first COBOL standard was issued by ANSI in 1968. COBOL is primarily used in business, finance, and administrative systems for companies and governments.

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Pros

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Cons

What are the cons of using Ruby?
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What are the cons of using COBOL?
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Pricing

How much does Ruby cost?
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Companies

What companies use Ruby?
2952 companies on StackShare use Ruby
What companies use MATLAB?
12 companies on StackShare use MATLAB
What companies use COBOL?
6 companies on StackShare use COBOL

Integrations

What tools integrate with Ruby?
73 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
What tools integrate with MATLAB?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with MATLAB
What tools integrate with COBOL?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with COBOL

What are some alternatives to Ruby, MATLAB, and COBOL?

  • 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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