Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 30th Sep 2012 20:15 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
General Development "The ObjectScript is a new programing language that mixes benefits of JavaScript, Lua, and PHP. The ObjectScript has syntax from JavaScript, multiple results from Lua, OOP from PHP and much more."
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The benefits of PHP?
by rain on Tue 2nd Oct 2012 14:19 UTC
rain
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2005-07-09

To me, the biggest benefit of PHP is that there's soo much code written in it.
If I need a specific framework, library, function or API implementation it's most of the time already written by someone else. This speeds up development a lot compared to Python or Ruby.

As for the language itself, it could be a lot better. And debugging could be a lot easier.
But it could also be a lot worse. I couldn't imagine writing a webapp in something like AppleScript for example. It would drive me insane.

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