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PHP vs. X programming language
Jan 01, 2007 @ 07:35:00

Getting a bit tired of those out there talking bad about PHP and comparing it to other languages, Kevin Schroeder decided to gather all of their complaints in one place and address them one by one.

Being a new Zender I've spent some time in the recent past looking at people's opinions about PHP now that it directly affects the work I do. In my research I have found a lot of interesting "opinions" about PHP vs. this that and the other thing, usually in the form of lists. "4 reasons why Java will outlast PHP", for example.

He lists five different things (like lacking features, slowness, and no serious applications written in it) and debunks each of them with facts, eliminating the FUD that has gathered around the topic.

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