If the language requires IDE to work with, it’s a clear sign the language is limping.
If one just wants to “land a Job,” they deserve to work with such languages as C#, PHP and Java.
If one loves what they are doing and values the language pleasure to work with, ruby is hell alive (although I have never seen anybody who tried Elixir and wanted to continue to work with Ruby.)
just because you haven't discovered/used IntelliJ/Rubymine doesn't mean that there's anything wrong with Ruby. I think you're outing yourself as "not knowing what you're talking about" with all these apples-to-oranges comparisons about "kings" and "power machine"s.
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