Neko is described as 'high-level dynamicly typed programming language. It can be used as an embedded scripting language. It has been designed to provide a common runtime for several different languages. Learning and using Neko is very easy' and is an app in the Development category. There are nine alternatives to Neko for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Haiku. The best alternative is Python, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Neko are PHP (Free, Open Source), Ruby (Free, Open Source), Lua (Free, Open Source) and Nim (programming language) (Free, Open Source).
Ruby is a dynamic, reflective, general purpose object-oriented programming language that combines syntax inspired by Perl with Smalltalk-like features. Ruby originated in Japan during the mid-1990s and was initially developed and designed by Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto.
Haxe is an open source toolkit based on a modern high level strictly typed programming language, a state-of-the-art light-speed cross-compiler, a complete cross-platform standard library, and ways to access to each platform's native capabilities.
A compiled language with Ruby like syntax and type inference Language goals: - Have a syntax similar to Ruby (but compatibility with it is not a goal) - Statically type-checked but without having to specify the type of variables or method arguments.