I want to learn a new language...

Jonathan Ellis jonathan at carnageblender.com
Thu Feb 15 15:09:58 MST 2007


On Thu, 15 Feb 2007 15:03:16 -0700, "Michael L Torrie"
<torriem at chem.byu.edu> said:
> On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 14:53 -0700, Mike Heath wrote:
> > PHP is "good" for web development the same way that VB is "good" for
> > GUI development.  They're the fast food of software development.
> 
> That's a bunch of BS, frankly.

If anything it's unfair to VB. :P

It's okay to have a soft spot in your heart for PHP because it was your
first exposure to web dev or whatever.  I have the same nostalgia for
Turbo Pascal.  But don't confuse that with thinking that PHP is actually
a good language.

-Jonathan



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