PHP vs. JRuby

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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 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 PHP?
Why do you like PHP?

Why do developers choose JRuby?
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What are the cons of using PHP?
Downsides of PHP?

What are the cons of using JRuby?
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What companies use PHP?
10321 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use JRuby?
17 companies on StackShare use JRuby
What tools integrate with PHP?
56 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to PHP and JRuby?

  • 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.
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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