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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 MATLAB?

Using MATLAB, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications. The language, tools, and built-in math functions enable you to explore multiple approaches and reach a solution faster than with spreadsheets or traditional programming languages, such as C/C++ or Java.

What is JRuby?

JRuby is the effort to recreate the Ruby (http://www.ruby-lang.org) interpreter in Java. The Java version is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application. See the docs directory for more information.

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Why do developers choose Python?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Python?
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    What are the cons of using MATLAB?
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    What are the cons of using JRuby?
    No Cons submitted yet for JRuby
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    Pricing

    How much does Python cost?
    How much does MATLAB cost?
    MATLAB Pricing
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    Companies

    What companies use Python?
    2323 companies on StackShare use Python
    What companies use MATLAB?
    9 companies on StackShare use MATLAB
    What companies use JRuby?
    13 companies on StackShare use JRuby

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Python?
    80 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
    What tools integrate with MATLAB?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with MATLAB
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Python, MATLAB, and JRuby?

    • 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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