PHP vs. Ruby vs. Scala Native

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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 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.

What is Scala Native?

Scala Native is a new ahead-of-time compiler and lightweight managed runtime designed specifically for Scala. Project is currently in pre-release stage.
Why do developers choose PHP?
Why do you like PHP?

Why do developers choose Ruby?
Why do you like Ruby?

Why do developers choose Scala Native?
Why do you like Scala Native?

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

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

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

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What companies use PHP?
10494 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Ruby?
3014 companies on StackShare use Ruby
What companies use Scala Native?
0 companies on StackShare use Scala Native
What tools integrate with PHP?
58 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with Ruby?
77 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
What tools integrate with Scala Native?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Scala Native

What are some alternatives to PHP, Ruby, and Scala Native?

  • 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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