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Discussion on: What's the deal with downing PHP development?

asparallel profile image

Maybe it's the oppression complex?

I kid, somewhat, but this is really a loaded/quora question.

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Joshua Johnson Author

It seems like it just has a bad rep because it does. Devs are seeming to find their own reasons to fill the gap on why. None of which have any compelling reason behind them. I think what I've learned from the response here is that PHP is not inherently bad.

One great leader I've met asked me once, "...well how much money has PHP made over the years as a whole?". He went on to explain "...that's its true value."

That will be the way I look at it. As a business tool. Not a dev tool.