Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
P is for Practical
 
PerlMonks  

RE: RE (tilly) 3: Why should I use PHP after this?

by Malach (Scribe)
on Sep 13, 2000 at 04:31 UTC ( #32223=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to RE (tilly) 3: Why should I use PHP after this?
in thread Why should I use PHP after this?

Um.... php is a web scripting language. You *can* make it do perlish command line type stuff, but it's not really designed for that. I don't think the developers of php are trying to make it grow up to be/replace perl.

For myself, I find php faster to develop dynamic webpages in than I do perl (note the "for myself" at the beginning there.... this is undoubtedly a mater of experience). I use perl for everything else I do (ie that doesn't output to the web).

I hope that php can grow to be as powerful and flexible as perl is... within its own arena (dynamic web pages). I'd like to see some more perlish flexibility. I'd like to see more perlish compatibility (of code). Why bash the differences?... embrace them, and utilise them.

  • Comment on RE: RE (tilly) 3: Why should I use PHP after this?

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://32223]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others drinking their drinks and smoking their pipes about the Monastery: (4)
As of 2020-12-04 08:45 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    How often do you use taint mode?





    Results (58 votes). Check out past polls.

    Notices?