Ruby is an open-source, general-purpose, and pure object-oriented programming language released in 1993. It is used in front-end and back-end web development. It is mainly designed to write CGI (Common Gateway Interface) scripts.
Ruby supports various GUI (Graphical User Interface) tools like GTK and OpenGL.
It is used to develop both internet as well as intranet applications.
The code written in Ruby is small and contains less number of lines.
Ruby is slower than other programming languages.
It is very difficult for programmers to debug the code written in Ruby.