On 7 Languages

By Jasper Lutz

Table of Contents

  1. On Ruby
  2. On Python
  3. On JavaScript
  4. On Objective-C
  5. On Clojure
  6. On Haskell
  7. On Go
1

On Ruby

Ruby is a dynamic, reflective, object-oriented, general-purpose programming language. It was designed and developed in the mid-1990s by Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto in Japan.

Ruby embodies syntax inspired by Perl with Smalltalk-like features and was also influenced by Eiffel and Lisp. It supports multiple programming paradigms, including functional, object-oriented, and imperative. It also has a dynamic type system and automatic memory management. Therefore, it is similar in varying degrees to Smalltalk, Python, Perl, Lisp, Dylan, and CLU.

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