I was just popping over to post this
Ruby turns 25 this month, and what an amazing 25 years it's been. Thank you Matz and everyone involved in it I'm sure Ruby has gone on to inspire so many of us and so many other languages and technologies
I love this bit - if it wasn't for Ruby I wouldn't have got into programming myself.
And Ruby has changed the world. The power and flexibility of Ruby have enabled an explosion of creativity across the internet. The ease of creating new applications has encouraged thousands of people to become entrepreneurs, enriching the lives of themselves and their customers.
Just a small handful from others:
Loads more here: