This is a question that people ask me every time I release a small project (like BlogFile) in PHP. There's often assertions made that I should "learn a real language", like python or ruby. There's a bit of general PHP hate ("I'd rather stab my eyes with hot pokers than use PHP"; "PHP is to programming what nails through the genitals is to sex"; I have some inventive friends). In general, it always boils down to one question: "Why PHP?"
Samuel Levy is a software architect, developer and consultant.
He owns and operates Determined Development,
a small web development and consulting company operating out of Brisbane, Australia.
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