PHP vs. Java vs. Ruby

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What is PHP?

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

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 PHP?
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    Why do developers choose Ruby?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Java?
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    What are the cons of using Ruby?
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    Companies

    What companies use PHP?
    8269 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use Java?
    2161 companies on StackShare use Java
    What companies use Ruby?
    2397 companies on StackShare use Ruby

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PHP?
    54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
    What tools integrate with Java?
    64 tools on StackShare integrate with Java
    What tools integrate with Ruby?
    73 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby

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

    • 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.
    • ES6 - The next version of JavaScript

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