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Ruby’s popularity scales new heights

By Peter Cooper / May 31, 2006


The creator of Ruby on Rails, David Heinemeier Hansson, has made the cover of Linux Journal. Of more interest is their impressive dedication to Ruby topics this month, another sure sign that Ruby is on the way up.

The nay-sayers have dismissed Ruby in the past, but if it isn't higher than Python on the TIOBE Programming Community Index (popularity of different programming languages) by May 2008, I'll eat my hat. Ruby is currently at #20 and Python is at #8.

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