Thursday, October 27, 2005

Andreessen: PHP succeeding where Java isn't | CNET News.com

The simplicity of scripting language PHP means it will be more popular than Java for building Web-based applications, Internet browser pioneer Marc Andreessen predicted Wednesday in a speech here at the Zend/PHP Conference.


That article warms my heart as PHP is my favourite language of choice for web programming.

Don't get me wrong as I don't have anything against Java. In fact, I have been teaching Java for several years and it's been my bread and butter for all that time.

However I've never used Java in work. PHP is still no. 1 in my books.

Java is just too slow and unwieldly for many things that I want to do.

2 comments:

SatishTalim said...

I too am teaching/using Java since 1995 but recently I came across an article that made me look at Ruby and then Ruby on Rails. Have a look.
http://quickruby.blogspot.com/2005/10/initiation-into-ruby.html
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