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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 JRuby?

JRuby is the effort to recreate the Ruby (http://www.ruby-lang.org) interpreter in Java. The Java version is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application. See the docs directory for more information.

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Why do developers choose Ruby?
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    Why do developers choose C++?
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    Why do developers choose JRuby?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using C++?
    Downsides of C++?

    What are the cons of using JRuby?
    No Cons submitted yet for JRuby
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    Companies

    What companies use Ruby?
    2377 companies on StackShare use Ruby
    What companies use C++?
    165 companies on StackShare use C++
    What companies use JRuby?
    13 companies on StackShare use JRuby

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Ruby?
    72 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
    What tools integrate with C++?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with C++
    No integrations listed yet

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

    • 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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