PHP made a lot of mistakes. Many are still in the language today. However PHP is 23 years old now. PHP7, released December 2015 is a huge improvement over older versions. PHP7 outperforms Ruby, Python, and many others. If you haven’t looked at it this year, do so. “PHP sucks” is mostly FUD now.
For PHP Developers:
For C Developers:
- PHP7 Virtual Machine
- Internal value representation in PHP7 – Part 1
- Internal value representation in PHP7 – Part 2
“You can do anything
at zombocomwith PHP. It’s shared nothing architecture makes it decent for web development.”