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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 C++?

C++ compiles directly to a machine's native code, allowing it to be one of the fastest languages in the world, if optimized.

What is Hack?

Hack provides instantaneous type checking via a local server that watches the filesystem. It typically runs in less than 200 milliseconds, making it easy to integrate into your development workflow without introducing a noticeable delay.

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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using C++?
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    What are the cons of using Hack?
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    Companies

    What companies use Ruby?
    2399 companies on StackShare use Ruby
    What companies use C++?
    166 companies on StackShare use C++
    What companies use Hack?
    4 companies on StackShare use Hack

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Ruby?
    73 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
    What tools integrate with C++?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with C++
    What tools integrate with Hack?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

    What are some alternatives to Ruby, C++, and Hack?

    • 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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