Selecting the Right Languages for Your Web Applications

Java vs Python vs Go vs Ruby vs PHP vs Node.js

As companies move to a digital-first strategy, they are adopting open source tools for greater flexibility and innovation. But selecting the right language for your project can be a daunting task.

This guide compares Java, Python, Ruby, Go, Node.js and PHP on a number of variables including:

  • Developer familiarity and talent pool
  • Ideal use cases
  • Pros, cons and learning curve
  • Ecosystem and integration with other tools
  • Performance and ease of deployment

Learn how to best utilize these modern languages with this brief executive guide.