PHP vs. Python vs. Java

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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 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 Java?

Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!

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    Cons

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    Companies

    What companies use PHP?
    8212 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use Python?
    2361 companies on StackShare use Python
    What companies use Java?
    2125 companies on StackShare use Java

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PHP?
    54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
    What tools integrate with Python?
    82 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
    What tools integrate with Java?
    65 tools on StackShare integrate with Java

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

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
    • Ruby - A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity
    • ES6 - The next version of JavaScript

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