News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Lee Blue:
PHP vs Ruby 2012 Year End Review
November 07, 2012 @ 13:35:56

In this new post Lee Blue has gone through and compared Ruby and PHP in a "year end review" of their current statuses and what each of them have to offer:

Now that I've been working with Ruby in much more depth and both PHP and Ruby have matured dramatically over the past five years it is time to reevaluate the comparison. The previous article was primarily centered around the languages themselves and was not a showdown between any particular frameworks. In this review we will touch a bit more on frameworks, but in the context of a high level review of the two different landscapes of PHP vs Ruby for web development. We will not be getting down to feature-by-feature detail.

He talks a bit about the history and purpose of each of the languages and a good bit about the web frameworks that are available for each (hint: the PHP options are quite a bit more). He also talks about web hosting vs web application hosting and then compares the two languages with a "score card".

The bottom line, as always, is pick the solution that is right for you and your development team. My hope is that this article was helpful in shedding some light on the strengths of both PHP and Ruby, spreading the word about what is available to both languages, and helping you decide what is right for your next project.
0 comments voice your opinion now!
yearinreview language ruby compare framework history


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Brandon Savage: The framework you learn doesn’t really matter

eWeek: Microsoft Hosts Project to Run PHP on .Net

The Bakery: Basic User Authentication in (CakePHP) 1.2.x

Stefan Koopmanschap's Blog: A day filled with symfony news

Tony Bibbs' Blog: Join me at the 2008 DC PHP Conference (Frameworks Talk)


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


development developer zendserver community api list introduction deployment series symfony bugfix interview language laravel code release podcast framework conference tips

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework