Ruby vs. JRuby vs. D



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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 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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Pros

Why do developers choose Ruby?
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Why do developers choose JRuby?
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Why do developers choose D?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Ruby?
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What are the cons of using JRuby?
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What are the cons of using D?
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Companies

What companies use Ruby?
2917 companies on StackShare use Ruby
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 Ruby?
73 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
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What tools integrate with D?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with D

What are some alternatives to Ruby, 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
  • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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