Users' Choice: Scripting Languages
Mar 2009
Scripting Languages 2009 Rankings
Abstract
Over 400 developers across the globe can't be wrong!
  • How did the top scripting languages rank overall?
  • Which languages integrate best for web services and SOA applications?
  • When broken down by languages, which languages have the best features?
  • Is one language really easier to use than another?

This report examines the opinions and attitudes of developers worldwide who use the top scripting languages. Developers only ranked those languages they used, making these ratings fair and unbiased.

The top dynamic languages ranked in this report are:
  • Actionscript
  • Flex
  • Javascript
  • Microsoft F#
  • Microsoft Powershell
  • Perl
  • PHP
  • Python
  • Ruby
  • VB Script

Features and capabilities rated were:
  • Ease of Use
  • Exception handling
  • Extensibility
  • Maintainability / Readability
  • Cross-platform portability
  • Community
  • Availability of tools
  • Quality of tools
  • Performance
  • Memory management
  • Client side scripting
  • Security

Worldwide in scope and unbiased in approach, this insightful report is not to be missed.

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