I've read at many places that Ruby can do what Java can do
Is Ruby a scripting or a programming Language?
Originally posted by Shiv Sidhaarth:
The use of interpreter rather than compiler is the major difference between a scripting language and programming language.
Java uses Complier.
Originally posted by sreerupa basu:
Ruby is an object oriented scripting language which is used to write programs. And... a scripting language is a form of programming language which do not need a compiler. It is directly interpreted at runtime, after hitting run.
Originally posted by Rusty Shackleford:
JS is a scripting language. Ruby is a programming language that can also be used for scripting.