Why PHP is so much more popular for web-development

walterbyrd walterbyrd at iname.com
Wed Jul 25 22:51:47 CEST 2007


On Jul 25, 2:10 pm, Jeff <jeffo... at gmail.com> wrote:

> I can tell you exactly why PHP
> is so popular: it acts as an extension of HTML and is syntactically
> similar to Perl.
>

Although, that can lead to problems, if you're not careful:

Perl:
my $x = 5 + 9000 || 1; # $x is 9005

PHP:
$x = 5 + 9000 || 1; # $x is 6...




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