Ruby (programming language)
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Ruby is an interpreted, high-level, general-purpose programming language which supports multiple programming paradigms. It was designed with an emphasis on programming productivity and simplicity. In Ruby, everything is an object, including primitive data types. It was developed in the mid-1990s by Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto in Japan.
General-purpose programming language
|Paradigm||Multi-paradigm: functional, imperative, object-oriented, reflective|
|Designed by||Yukihiro Matsumoto|
|Developer||Yukihiro Matsumoto, et al.|
|First appeared||1995; 28 years ago (1995)|
3.2.2  / 30 March 2023; 2 months ago (30 March 2023)
|Typing discipline||Duck, dynamic, strong|
|Scope||Lexical, sometimes dynamic|
|Ruby MRI, TruffleRuby, YARV, Rubinius, MagLev, JRuby, MacRuby, RubyMotion, Mruby, IronRuby|
|Ada, Basic, C++, CLU, Dylan, Eiffel, Lisp, Lua, Perl, Python, Smalltalk|
|Clojure, CoffeeScript, Crystal, D, Elixir, Groovy, Julia, Mirah, Nu, Ring, Rust, Swift|
Ruby is dynamically typed and uses garbage collection and just-in-time compilation. It supports multiple programming paradigms, including procedural, object-oriented, and functional programming. According to the creator, Ruby was influenced by Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, Ada, BASIC, Java and Lisp.