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Description

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 Swift?

Writing code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift is ready for your next iOS and OS X project — or for addition into your current app — because Swift code works side-by-side with Objective-C.

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.

Pros

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

    Why do developers choose Swift?
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    Why do developers choose R?
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    Cons

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

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

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

    Companies

    What companies use Ruby?
    2360 companies on StackShare use Ruby
    What companies use Swift?
    802 companies on StackShare use Swift
    What companies use R?
    105 companies on StackShare use R

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Ruby?
    72 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
    What tools integrate with Swift?
    13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift
    What tools integrate with R?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with R

    What are some alternatives to Ruby, Swift, and R?

    • 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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