PHP vs. Ruby vs. COBOL

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Description

What is PHP?

Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

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 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.

Pros

Why do developers choose PHP?
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    Why do developers choose Ruby?
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    Why do developers choose COBOL?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using PHP?
    Downsides of PHP?

    What are the cons of using Ruby?
    Downsides of Ruby?

    What are the cons of using COBOL?
    No Cons submitted yet for COBOL
    Downsides of COBOL?

    Companies

    What companies use PHP?
    8213 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use Ruby?
    2377 companies on StackShare use Ruby
    What companies use COBOL?
    2 companies on StackShare use COBOL

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PHP?
    54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
    What tools integrate with Ruby?
    72 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
    What tools integrate with COBOL?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with COBOL

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

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • 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.
    • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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