I want to learn a new language...

Mike Heath mheath at apache.org
Thu Feb 15 14:53:36 MST 2007


On 2/15/07, Daniel C. <dcrookston at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/15/07, Steve <smorrey at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Just curious but why was PHP not brought up in the debate?
> > It's widely used, relatively respectable language, and there seems to
> > be a hot market right now for PHP programmers, add that to the Java
> > skills and your talking a pretty good paying job.
>
> PHP is only good for web development.
>
> Some would argue, quite convincingly, that it's not even "good" for that.

PHP is "good" for web development the same way that VB is "good" for
GUI development.  They're the fast food of software development.



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