What is Ruby? The Shining Gem of Modern Programming

What is Ruby


  • Pranav Surendran

    Pranav Surendran

    Hey there! I am Pranav Surendran, a third-year IT engineering student who has an undying passion for writing and exploring concepts, be it technical or non-technical. A person of a few words yet a long name, looking to extend my knowledge in order to reach the horizon, that is who I am.

Frequently Asked Questions

Since its inception, Ruby has had 14 released versions:

  • Ruby 1.2
  • Ruby 1.4
  • Ruby 1.6
  • Ruby 1.8
  • Ruby 1.9
  • Ruby 2.0
  • Ruby 2.1
  • Ruby 2.2
  • Ruby 2.3
  • Ruby 2.4
  • Ruby 2.5
  • Ruby 2.6
  • Ruby 2.7
  • Ruby 3.0

Absolutely. Ruby is still a Top 20 language on all ranking indices. Ruby was chosen by 8.4% of respondents at StackOverflow Developer Survey for “Most Popular” technology.

Ruby JIT allows an interpreted language such as Ruby to optimize frequently run methods so they run faster for future calls.

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