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Groovy or Ruby on Rails

Anselm Paulinus
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Joined: Sep 05, 2003
Posts: 389
Hi guys:
Just got ruby installed with the aim of taking a look at the language. The first code I wrote "Hello world!" was simply awsome; I was wondering what you guys think is the future of this language and framework vis a vis Groovy which I saw as I was about to make this posting? I really want to know if it worths the investment in time, because to me it looks like a simple language to learn... at least compared to Java.
Guy Allard
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Joined: Nov 24, 2000
Posts: 776
Ruby is well worth several hard looks.

I am certainly a Ruby fan for certain application types.

Regards, Guy
Lasse Koskela

Joined: Jan 23, 2002
Posts: 11962
What Guy said.

Ruby is a great language and Rails is a great request-response web framework.

Author of Test Driven (2007) and Effective Unit Testing (2013) [Blog] [HowToAskQuestionsOnJavaRanch]
I agree. Here's the link:
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