I want to learn a new language...

Andrew Jorgensen andrew.jorgensen at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 15:49:21 MST 2007

On 2/15/07, Michael L Torrie <torriem at chem.byu.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 14:49 -0700, Andrew Jorgensen 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.
> >
> > 'cause it's a web language.  Anyone who wants to make it more than
> > that is silly.
> Nay, not so.  PHP is a good general-domain language.  In fact, if you
> wanted to, you could write full-blown GUI apps with it.

Let me clarify:  I think it would be silly to use PHP for anything but
web development because staying focused on web development is good for

I like PHP.

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