Ruby vs. CoffeeScript

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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 CoffeeScript?

CoffeeScript is a little language that compiles into JavaScript. Underneath that awkward Java-esque patina, JavaScript has always had a gorgeous heart. CoffeeScript is an attempt to expose the good parts of JavaScript in a simple way.

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2350 Companies Using Ruby
350 Companies Using CoffeeScript

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What are some alternatives to Ruby and CoffeeScript?

  • 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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