Entries published on June 18, 2006

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Let’s talk about Python and Ruby

As a result of various things I’ve been reading up on recently, I’ve been exposed to far too many Python vs. Ruby flamewars. As someone who’s used both languages (though I’ve got much more experience with Python, and a Python-based framework is now how I make my living), I think they both solve similar problems in slightly different syntactical ways, and are pretty much equivalent on functionality.

But the debates, when they happen, always seem to come down to a few tired old arguments that just don’t hold up.

Ruby people say:

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