Will one of these languages become the next big thing?
How is their performance?
looping, function call and matrix math benchmarks
python and Java compared:
floating point math benchmarks
Web frameworks benchmarks ruby on rails vs others
The Cathedral & the Bazaar
Author's view of python back a few years ago:
A ruby on rails fan predicts it won't take over
And now lets look around at that:
web hosting with python/ruby/php available.
more web hosting - ruby but not python
and now python not ruby
but most of the low cost providers provide neither.