PHP vs. Python vs. JRuby



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Description

What is PHP?

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

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 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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Pros

Why do developers choose PHP?
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Why do developers choose Python?
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Why do developers choose JRuby?
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Cons

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

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

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

What companies use PHP?
10162 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Python?
3315 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use JRuby?
18 companies on StackShare use JRuby

Integrations

What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with Python?
86 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to PHP, Python, 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
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible
  • ES6 - The next version of JavaScript

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Latest News

PHP 7.2.15 Released
PHP 7.3.2 Released
PHP 7.3.1 Released
Python 2.7.16 release candidate 1 available
Python 3.8.0a1 is now available for testing
Python 3.7.2 and 3.6.8 are now available


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