PHP vs. Python vs. CoffeeScript

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Description

What is PHP?

Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

What is Python?

Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.

What is CoffeeScript?

CoffeeScript is a little language that compiles into JavaScript. Underneath that awkward Java-esque patina, JavaScript has always had a gorgeous heart. CoffeeScript is an attempt to expose the good parts of JavaScript in a simple way.

Pros

Why do developers choose PHP?
  • Why do you like PHP?

    Why do developers choose Python?
  • Why do you like Python?

    Why do developers choose CoffeeScript?
  • Why do you like CoffeeScript?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using PHP?
    Downsides of PHP?

    What are the cons of using Python?
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    What are the cons of using CoffeeScript?
    Downsides of CoffeeScript?

    Pricing

    How much does PHP cost?
    How much does Python cost?
    How much does CoffeeScript cost?

    Companies

    What companies use PHP?
    8160 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use Python?
    2320 companies on StackShare use Python
    What companies use CoffeeScript?
    349 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PHP?
    54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
    What tools integrate with Python?
    80 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
    What tools integrate with CoffeeScript?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with CoffeeScript

    What are some alternatives to PHP, Python, and CoffeeScript?

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
    • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible
    • Ruby - A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity

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