I want to learn a new language...

Matthew Walker rorith at kydance.net
Thu Feb 15 15:13:45 MST 2007

On Thu, February 15, 2007 3:08 pm, Bryan Sant wrote:
> Fair question.  I have no problem with PHP itself and I should dabble
> a little bit with it too (just to know some).  But I'll retract my
> comment about not caring about the community of the language.  My
> feeling is that the PHP community is primarily composed of
> beginner/sloppy developers.  There is no rails equivalent (or really a
> strong demand for intelligent MVC frameworks from its users) to my
> knowledge.  And PHP is nearly as slow as Ruby without being nearly as
> cool of a language (in my opinion).

There's a strong framework growing with CakePHP (http://www.cakephp.org/).

Still relatively young, but it's got lots of potential.

Matthew Walker
Kydance Hosting & Consulting
LAMP Specialist

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