JavaScript vs. Java vs. Ruby

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What is JavaScript?

JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.

What is Java?

Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!

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.

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Why do developers choose JavaScript?
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Why do developers choose Ruby?
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What are the cons of using JavaScript?
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What are the cons of using Ruby?
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What companies use JavaScript?
6297 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
What companies use Java?
2951 companies on StackShare use Java
What companies use Ruby?
2983 companies on StackShare use Ruby
What tools integrate with JavaScript?
83 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
What tools integrate with Java?
66 tools on StackShare integrate with Java
What tools integrate with Ruby?
75 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby

What are some alternatives to JavaScript, Java, and Ruby?

  • 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.
  • ES6 - The next version of JavaScript

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