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You Used PHP to Write WHAT?!

Feb 20, 2008, 20:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenneth Hess)

"There is no single right answer to every problem and PHP is no exception. The dynamic programming language has its strengths and its weaknesses like any other language. PHP integrates very well with HTML and has hundreds of functions that make it a very capable programming language for a variety of tasks. It also has the ability to interact with the operating system like a scripting language. PHP is also widely held as the way to interact with databases of almost every type.

"PHP is the go to guy for Web programming languages but are there things better left to Perl, Ruby, Java, JavaScript or Python...?"

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