Python vs. Ruby vs. F#

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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 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 F#?

F# is a mature, open source, cross-platform, functional-first programming language. It empowers users and organizations to tackle complex computing problems with simple, maintainable and robust code.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Python?
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Why do developers choose Ruby?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Python?
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What are the cons of using Ruby?
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What are the cons of using F#?
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Companies

What companies use Python?
3147 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use Ruby?
2892 companies on StackShare use Ruby
What companies use F#?
22 companies on StackShare use F#

Integrations

What tools integrate with Python?
83 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
What tools integrate with Ruby?
73 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
What tools integrate with F#?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with F#

What are some alternatives to Python, Ruby, and F#?

  • 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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