PHP vs. Haskell vs. Crystal

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What is PHP?

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

What is Haskell?

What is Crystal?

Crystal is a programming language that resembles Ruby but compiles to native code and tries to be much more efficient, at the cost of disallowing certain dynamic aspects of Ruby.
Why do developers choose PHP?
Why do you like PHP?

Why do developers choose Haskell?
Why do you like Haskell?

Why do developers choose Crystal?
Why do you like Crystal?

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

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

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

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

What companies use PHP?
10475 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Haskell?
45 companies on StackShare use Haskell
What companies use Crystal?
10 companies on StackShare use Crystal
What tools integrate with PHP?
58 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with Haskell?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Haskell
What tools integrate with Crystal?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Crystal

What are some alternatives to PHP, Haskell, and Crystal?

  • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
  • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
  • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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