Should I learn Python?

Istvan Albert ialbert at mailblocks.com
Wed Nov 3 16:20:26 CET 2004


Sam wrote:

 > Should I learn Python?

I think learning a new langauge every once in while can be
extremely beneficial even if one does not actually
switch to it

> 1. What can I do with Python that I can't do with php? 

You cannot write Python code in php.

> 2. Do you use both PHP and Python in conjunction with each other?

No and probably very few do.

> 3. In what way could I utilize Python to compliment existing sites or
> apps built with PHP?

Implementing more complex algorithms is a lot easier with python.
You still need a way to interface between the two though.

Istvan.



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