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Comparison of Languages?

Siegfried Heintze
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Does anyone have a URL that compares all these scripting languages (ruby, jython, groovy, BSF and other javabased/related languages)?

I'm trying to pick one to learn. Do any of them rival perl for an extensive library like CPAN and extensive web based tutorials and support? (beginners@perl.org has fantastic support for beginning perl programmers).

Thanks,
Siegfried
Lasse Koskela
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If you're looking for an object-oriented scripting language with a large user base, I'd say go for Python. It may not be the best language but it certainly is more widely used than Ruby, Jython, Groovy, BeanShell, etc.


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Sanjaya Sugiarto
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Perhaps this doesnt measure Ruby, etc, but nice to read:

http://www.osnews.com/story.php?news_id=5602


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