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SitePoint: PHP Gotchas: Part 1

Jun 22, 2004, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Harry Fuecks)

"PHP is a remarkably easy language to get started with but from there, if my own experience is anything to go by, developers seem to experience a 'rollercoaster ride' in terms of productivity. Some people refer to PHP as the 'Visual Basic of Open Source,' which is both a complaint and a complement. A quote attributed to Bjarne Stroustrup (designer of C++); 'There are only two kinds of programming languages: those people always ***** about and those nobody uses...'

"Over the next few weeks (perhaps months) will be attempting to highlight PHP 'gotchas;' things that lead to developer slow-down and *****ing, when working with PHP..."

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