Linked by Ritesh Kumar on Thu 13th May 2004 19:31 UTC
General Development In recent years "scripting languages" are becoming a path which is a must go for rapid application development. The open source community has seen many scripting language implementations. Some really popular and good ones available are perl and python.
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RE: Wish ruby were a little faster
by phil on Fri 14th May 2004 01:22 UTC

" had to generate a little over a million numbers to keep in a list one time, and it took my computer over 3 minutes to do it."

Sounds like you could have used narray (numerical Ruby) to speed things up considerably, for more info see:
http://www.ir.isas.ac.jp/~masa/ruby/index-e.html