Ruby vs. Objective-C vs. HAML

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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 Objective-C?

Objective-C is a superset of the C programming language and provides object-oriented capabilities and a dynamic runtime. Objective-C inherits the syntax, primitive types, and flow control statements of C and adds syntax for defining classes and methods. It also adds language-level support for object graph management and object literals while providing dynamic typing and binding, deferring many responsibilities until runtime.

What is HAML?

Haml is a markup language that’s used to cleanly and simply describe the HTML of any web document, without the use of inline code. Haml functions as a replacement for inline page templating systems such as PHP, ERB, and ASP. However, Haml avoids the need for explicitly coding HTML into the template, because it is actually an abstract description of the HTML, with some code to generate dynamic content.

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    Why do developers choose Objective-C?
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    Why do developers choose HAML?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Objective-C?
    No Cons submitted yet for Objective-C
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    What are the cons of using HAML?
    No Cons submitted yet for HAML
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    Companies

    What companies use Ruby?
    2379 companies on StackShare use Ruby
    What companies use Objective-C?
    783 companies on StackShare use Objective-C
    What companies use HAML?
    110 companies on StackShare use HAML

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Ruby?
    72 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
    What tools integrate with Objective-C?
    12 tools on StackShare integrate with Objective-C
    What tools integrate with HAML?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with HAML

    What are some alternatives to Ruby, Objective-C, and HAML?

    • 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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