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Comment: Re:Just how slow are perl, ruby and python? (Score 1) 583

by RPoet (#34214982) Attached to: The Coming War Over the Future of Java

Quoting http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java_performance#Comparison_to_other_languages:

  • 1-4 times slower than compiled languages such as C or C++
  • close to other Just-in-time compiled languages such as C#
  • much higher than languages without an effective native-code compiler (JIT or AOT), such as Perl, Ruby, PHP and Python.

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