What are some alternatives?
When comparing Ruby and Python, you can also consider the following products
Haskell - An advanced purely-functional programming language
Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible
Rust - A safe, concurrent, practical language
PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
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