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Discussion on: Should I use PHP to make a website in 2020 ?

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James King

PHP has come a long long way from the terribly coded scripts of the 2000s. I would say its perfect for a beginner if you need server-side logic. The only recommendation I say, is stick to Object Oriented programming and use strict types, try to steer clear of the dynamic sides of the language. PHPStan is a great tool to help with finding typing issues and has some rulesets available on GitHub for strict typing.