infographic that compares Ruby, PHP and Python. This looks (briefly) at the history, popularity, ease of use, demand for programmers, benchmarks and more for each language. If you're job-hunting, Udemy says that you probably want to know PHP above Ruby or Python.Udemy has put together an
According to Udemy, Python is the "most-discussed" language, followed by PHP and Ruby. The rankings come from IEEE Spectrum's analysis of IRC discussions. Udemy also looks at the TIOBE Index, where PHP outranks Ruby and Python.
I do wish the Udemy graphic was a bit clearer in terms of what they mean by "lines of code" and what was being tested for the "average run time" results. They did lead me to the paper by Klaus Purer comparing PHP, Ruby and Python, though. If you haven't read it, it's slightly dated now (released in 2009) but worth a read anyway.