1. Ruby is a dynamic, open source programming language that emphasizes simplicity and productivity. 2. It has an elegant syntax that is natural to read and easy to write. 3. It is often used for web development and offers many scripting features for processing files and managing system tasks. 4. Ruby has normal and advanced object-oriented features, operator overloading, exception handling, iterators and closures, garbage collection, and dynamic loading of object files. 5. Ruby is highly portable and can be used on many Unix-like/POSIX compatible platforms as well as Windows and macOS. 6. Ruby can be downloaded from various sources, including third-party tools like rvm and GitHub. 7. The Ruby community includes mailing lists, user groups, blogs, and issue tracking platforms. 8. Ruby was designed and developed by Yukihiro Matsumoto (Matz) in 1995.

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