What is Ruby?
What is Ruby? What is the use?
It is a programming language.
Originally Posted by lara123
In the world of web applications, it is most often combined with a Ruby framework called "Rails" that provides a structure and common functionality useful for building server-side web applications. In this context, it is referred to as "Ruby on Rails", but the "Ruby" part is the programming language itself; so "Ruby on Rails" is essentially the same thing as saying "PHP on CodeIgniter" or "Java on Struts".
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Ruby is a dynamic, reflective, general-purpose object-oriented programming language that combines syntax inspired by Perl with Smalltalk-like features. It was influenced primarily by Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, and Lisp.
It is a programming language which is also support OOPS concepts and It is mostly used with rails frameworks.
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