I wanted to minimize my frustration during programming, so I want to minimize my effort in programming. That was my primary goal in designing Ruby. I want to have fun in programming myself.
|--Yukihiro Matsumoto (Matz), creator of Ruby|
Ruby is a "best of breed" language that has been assembled from the best and most powerful programming features found in its predecessors.
Ruby makes me smile.
|--Amy Hoy (slash7.com)|
Ruby is a fun toy. It's also a serious programming language. Ruby is the jolly uncle who puts in solid 12-hour days at the construction site during the week but keeps the kids entertained come rain or shine. To hundreds of thousands of programmers, Ruby has become a good friend and a trusted servant, and has ...