Features That Ruby Lacks and Java Has

Bertrand Meyer describes in his book " Object Oriented Software Construction (2nd Ed)" qualities that a good object oriented language should have. Java has almost all the features. Ruby is much farther off, which does not mean it is not a good language, I think it’s very good to write some types of programs quickly (should I call them scripts?), syntax is quite nice, but it does lack the following useful features:

More pragmatically, library choice and performance difference between Java and Ruby might be the most decisive.

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