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What is the difference between Python and Ruby

General • Asked by bragars

Just the above


They're different programming languages. Both are high level, built on the programming language C.

Python has way more users than Ruby.
A lot of Python's usage are in the academia community.
Usage geared towards machine learning and data science.
Python can also be used for web development and has a popular framework - Django

Ruby is popularized by the Ruby on Rails web development framework.
Far more mature web development ecosystem compared to Python.
Most Ruby developers are working on Ruby on Rails.


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