• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other Pie Elite all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Ron McLeod
  • Paul Clapham
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Liutauras Vilda
Sheriffs:
  • Rob Spoor
  • Bear Bibeault
  • Tim Cooke
Saloon Keepers:
  • Tim Moores
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Tim Holloway
  • Carey Brown
  • Piet Souris
Bartenders:
  • Frits Walraven
  • Himai Minh

Ruby versus Python

 
Greenhorn
Posts: 22
1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Ruby saw a spike in popularity between 2010-2016, but it seems like the industry is trending towards Python.
So my question is, why should I continue with Ruby versus moving to Python?  Has Python killed Ruby?

Thank you.
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 227
1
Python Ruby Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
In my opinion, no language can kill another that holds good for Python and Ruby.
Languages get their acceptance, popularity based on no of things ...that is
the ecosystem that can comprise of (adaptability, acceptability, developer support
forums, books, conferences .........etc)

When you have a very good ecosystem the popularity raises many folds.
 
I've got no option but to sell you all for scientific experiments. Or a tiny ad:
Thread Boost feature
https://coderanch.com/t/674455/Thread-Boost-feature
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic