R vs. MATLAB vs. JRuby

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Description

What is R?

R provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, ...) and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose R?
  • Why do you like R?

    Why do developers choose MATLAB?
    Why do you like MATLAB?

    Why do developers choose JRuby?
    Why do you like JRuby?

    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using MATLAB?
    No Cons submitted yet for MATLAB
    Downsides of MATLAB?

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

    How much does R cost?
    How much does MATLAB cost?
    MATLAB Pricing
    How much does JRuby cost?

    Companies

    What companies use R?
    110 companies on StackShare use R
    What companies use MATLAB?
    10 companies on StackShare use MATLAB
    What companies use JRuby?
    13 companies on StackShare use JRuby

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with R?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with R
    What tools integrate with MATLAB?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with MATLAB
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to R, 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
    • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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