PHP vs. Python vs. R



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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 R?

R provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, ...) and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Python?
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Cons

What are the cons of using PHP?
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What are the cons of using Python?
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What are the cons of using R?
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Companies

What companies use PHP?
10073 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Python?
3228 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use R?
158 companies on StackShare use R

Integrations

What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with Python?
85 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
What tools integrate with R?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with R

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

  • 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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