Celebrating Ruby’s Birthday


Despite being treated as ‘the newcomer’ on the modern programming language scene, Ruby celebrated its birthday last week.

18 years old to be exact.

From the original article:

Yes, I’m sad enough to have had this in my calendar for some time but.. it’s Ruby’s 18th “birthday” today! Happy Birthday Ruby! While this means she can drink, vote, and otherwise join her slightly older friends Perl (24) and Python (21) in the nightclubs of Europe…


Of course, some of the coolest stuff that has been built with Ruby has been done so on the Rails framework and its only seven years old. That’s impressive.

Read the full write up here.



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