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Discussion on: Choosing PHP in 2018

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Andrew Davis Author

The amount of companies using PHP is amazing. It may not have the Silicon Valley brand names like Microsoft or Amazon, but it’s used by more large companies than I think the average programmer realizes.

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Darryl Norris

In Silicon Valley, there is a lot of people hate PHP. However, there are a still a lot of startups using it, or they are using it on a product like Drupal or WordPress.

Facebook was built using PHP, then they wrote another language, which the syntax is similar to PHP.

If you are curious about this language: hacklang.org/

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(ⓞⓛⓐⓛ 🇰🇪 II)

You forgot to mention Slack

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Darryl Norris

I forgot to mention slack. Here is a good article about PHP from slack slack.engineering/taking-php-serio...

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andrew

you are not facebook
when opted for php and finding yourself knee deep in ehm, php, you won’t have resources to develop HVVM or new language on top, which solves your problem with php.

so until you are facebook, consider variety of other stack options out there )