Python vs. JRuby vs. D



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What is Python?

Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.

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.

What is D?

D is a language with C-like syntax and static typing. It pragmatically combines efficiency, control, and modeling power, with safety and programmer productivity.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Python?
3154 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use JRuby?
17 companies on StackShare use JRuby
What companies use D?
9 companies on StackShare use D

Integrations

What tools integrate with Python?
83 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
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What tools integrate with D?
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What are some alternatives to Python, JRuby, and D?

  • 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
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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