PHP vs. Ruby vs. Groovy

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Description

What is PHP?

Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

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 Groovy?

Groovy builds upon the strengths of Java but has additional power features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk. It makes modern programming features available to Java developers with almost-zero learning curve.

Pros

Why do developers choose PHP?
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    Why do developers choose Ruby?
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    Why do developers choose Groovy?
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    Cons

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

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

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

    What companies use PHP?
    8155 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use Ruby?
    2359 companies on StackShare use Ruby
    What companies use Groovy?
    70 companies on StackShare use Groovy

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PHP?
    54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
    What tools integrate with Ruby?
    72 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
    What tools integrate with Groovy?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy

    What are some alternatives to PHP, Ruby, and Groovy?

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • 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.
    • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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