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Fans Of The Old School – You Were Right, PhP Really Rocks. Here Is Why

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With the availability of a number of new development toys out there, it might look a challenging task to pick the right one for your next web project. Now, if we talk about any particular web development language, then the question arises- Why would someone opt for PhP over Rails or node.js? Well, like any other web development language, PhP also has its own set of pros and cons.

However, this Open source language carries significant pros that outperform the negligible cons.

According to a recent research by Gartner, it is estimated that the count of PhP developers worldwide will exceed 5 million this year. In case some of you still doubt the usability and the market penetration so far achieved by PhP, we give you the Top 5 reasons why you consider PHP over other development languages for designing your website.

  • PhP can generate dynamic page content
  • PhP can create, open, read, write, and close files on the server
  • PhP can collect form data
  • PhP can send and receive cookies
  • PhP can add, delete, modify data in your database
  • PhP can restrict users to access some pages on your website
  • PhP can encrypt data

For everyone out there to be on the same page, let’s try to summarize why PhP is still a matter  of sweet choice for most web developers as well as end users:

Open Source

It is an open source server side scripting language. It is available for free and can also be used for building dynamic web applications. For tight budget projects, this programming language can prove to be the right solution. You can immediately download the latest PhP 5 version here along with its best and most supporting friend, MySQL open source database.

High performance, flexibility and scalability

With PhP in hand, you can easily develop applications that are higher in performance and enjoy enhanced graphics along with complete flexibility and scalability for your next big project.

Active support

PhP enjoys the largest community of programmers that are available for your support and help. Add the autonomous supporters of WordPress, one of PhP’s celebrities and practically you get an entire army capable of resolving any issue you might encounter with PhP for free.  You can also find help through social media, blogs, video/PDF files, support forums etc. Its large and active community helps developers in resolving their queries related to coding issues and documentation online.

Independent platform

Easy to deploy on any environment, PhP is an independent platform that supports Oracle, MySQL and other back-end databases. Ideal for web page development, it is compatible with different platforms such as Windows, UNIX, Mac OS X and Linux.

Fast and Reliable

It is more fast and reliable compared to any other programming language. Talking about usage and configuration, PHP is the easier than its counterparts. In fact, it retains its speed and does not slow down the process while it is used with other software applications. Yes! PhP made applications are quite simple and easy to follow.

The PHP development team has recently announced the release of PhP 5.5.3 and 5.4.19 which now truly looks like a real Object oriented language with improved XML support and many other beautiful fixes which our PhP development team was eager to dive in long ago. So, make use of PhP today to enjoy flexible, cost effective, reliable, high performance and speedy web development and turn your web project a successful one.

Now we invite you to submit your queries and discover how our PhP offering looks like and what can we do for your PhP based web projects in terms of professional work and affordability. Submit your queries here!

Best,

Mobiloitte