Lohit Talasila. Quora Digest. 2016-05-12
Apart from the personal preferences of the development team, quite a few reasons could have influenced them to choose Python:
[Why did Uber choose Python? Why not Ruby?]
Mushtahir Aziz Rahman. Quora. 2016-08-18
Curious why many co’s are using Ruby on Rails and Python these days and less so on PHP
[Why is there a recent trend away from PHP towards Python and Ruby on Rails?]
Imagine what you could build if you learned Ruby on Rails…
Learning to build a modern web application is daunting. Ruby on Rails makes it much easier and more fun. It includes everything you need to build fantastic applications, and you can learn it with the support of our large, friendly community.
A dynamic, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity. It has an elegant syntax that is natural to read and easy to write.
Python is another very nice general purpose programming language. Going from Python to Ruby, you’ll find that there’s a little bit more syntax to learn than with Python.