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World-wide Stop Order on PERL,Python,Java::->> Use Ruby instead

From: Al Dev <alavoor(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: World-wide Stop Order on PERL,Python,Java::->> Use Ruby instead
Date: 2005-08-20 03:52:49
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World-wide Stop Order on PERL,Python,Java::->> Use Ruby instead

Language is the most critical interface to SQL server like MySQL and 
Postgresql. Carefully select the language for interfacing to PostgreSQL!!
It is immensely important to pick a proper application programming language.

Ruby will be storming the IT world and is targetting on Perl, Python and Java.

Ruby is extremely important for the world-economy. Ruby is called "Modern Perl".

Ruby will overtake Python, Java and Perl as it takes the best of 
"best languages"! Ruby learnt from the serious mistakes made in Python, 
Eiffel, Smalltalk, Java, Lisp and many others

Consider Perl as dead, there will be no new applications written in 
Perl. Ruby is actually called "Modern Perl".
Perl is an old scripting language (free flowing like "C") but all 
new developments  must be in Ruby and not in perl. Perl programmers 
can be easily migrated to Ruby, since Ruby's code base was originally 
borrowed from Perl. Vast amount of Perl code world-wide will slowly 
move into Ruby. Forget Perl, Perl is "Murdabad" (in Hindi dead), 
Ruby Zindabad.

Ruby is about 10 to 20% faster than Java in execution speed. Ruby 
runs slightly faster than Java (but not much performance gain over Java).

Ruby programs are about 50% less than Java. Java has lot of code clutter.
Ruby programs are much more readable and cleaner than Java.

It is far more easy to learn Ruby than Java, Java's learning curve 
will be steeper than that of Ruby.

Development time in Ruby is about 50% of Java, if it takes 2 months 
for Java project then takes about a 1 month in Ruby.

Ruby had won the hearts of Python programmers because it is more 
flexible and more object oriented than Python.

It is strongly recommended you see this presentation - 
Ruby Slides - A Presentation About Ruby at

Ruby's popularity surpassed the Python in Japan in year 2000, and now 
it is 2005. Imagine how many ruby programs might have been written in 
Japan in 5 years!! "JAPPON" is a very rich country!

Ruby interfaces with all the SQL server databases via the Ruby::DBI 
interface (similar to perl::DBI). It can connect to MySQL, 
PostgreSQL and others.

Ruby is at

See also language shootouts at (Ruby 
ranks higher than Java and is picking up points)


"Hey, Bill Gates: After reading this email you are saying you will write 
programs in PERL???!!!!"

Al Dev

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