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Ruby is a dynamic, reflective, general-purpose object-oriented programming language that combines syntax inspired by Perl with Smalltalk-like features. Ruby originated in Japan during the mid-1990s and was first developed and designed by Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto. It was influenced primarily by Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, and Lisp. Ruby supports multiple programming paradigms, including functional, object oriented, imperative and reflective. It also has a dynamic type system and automatic memory management; it is therefore similar in varying respects to Python, Perl, Lisp, Dylan, Pike, and CLU. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Ruby)

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Metadata related to 'ruby' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'ruby': 8 (0.5% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'ruby' across all Ariadne articles: 13
  • Average number of references to 'ruby' per Ariadne article: 1.62
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'ruby': 2005-01
  • Trending factor of 'ruby': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'ruby':

  1. chris awre (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. peter binkley (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. mike rylander (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. michael j. giarlo (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. ross singer (see articles on this topic by this author)

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OpenID: Decentralised Single Sign-on for the Web

Andy Powell and David Recordon take a brief look at OpenID and ask what relevance it has to e-learning.

April 2007, issue51, feature article

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by Dr. Radut