Python and Ruby
Roald de Vries
rdv at roalddevries.nl
Wed Jan 27 15:56:24 CET 2010
On Jan 27, 2010, at 2:01 PM, Jean Guillaume Pyraksos wrote:
> What are the arguments for choosing Python against Ruby
> for introductory programming ? Python has no provisions
> for tail recursion, Ruby is going to... So what ?
I think the main difference is in culture, especially for
*introductory* programming. For example, I have the impression that
Rubyists like to write the same thing in as many ways as possible
(example: rubyquiz.com), Python prefers one obvious way; this
(arguably) makes Ruby more writable and Python more readable.
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