loading...

Could PHP fade away near future?

github logo ・1 min read

I don't use php anymore!!

I usually hear those words from my friends who used to be PHP hardcore developers. I am still using PHP and feel confident using PHP. But why? Most of the developers gave up PHP and use other languages.

And I have read this article PHP Could Fade Away in Next Decade

Please let me know your opinions.

twitter logo DISCUSS (4)
markdown guide
 

I think the writer of that Medium article is not taking the language development process seriously? PHP7 was a huge undertaking. They were also able to increase PHP performance by 3-4 times? The fact that the only "major" feature-add for PHP8 is a JIT compiler should not be a negative. The language is continuing to grow and expand. He talks about needing "two ecosystems" based on the problem you need to solve, meanwhile PHP has been a wrapper for other ecosystems as long as I can remember?

 

Just found this gem where the writer compare code execution speeds between PHP4 and PHP8 (with and without the JIT enabled) - blog.krakjoe.ninja/2019/10/php-pas...

 

Yep. I have just read that article. By the way, thanks for your replys.

 
Classic DEV Post from May 30 '19

Which is the Best Static Site Generator and Why?

Best static sites generator and reasons

Yan Naing (ရန်နိင်) profile image
A php developer. Currently learning frontend development.

Thanks for visiting dev.to

A Beginner's Guide to dev.to