PHP vs. Python vs. Ruby

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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 Ruby?

Ruby is a language of careful balance. Its creator, Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, blended parts of his favorite languages (Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, Ada, and Lisp) to form a new language that balanced functional programming with imperative programming.

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Pros

Why do developers choose PHP?
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Why do developers choose Python?
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Why do developers choose Ruby?
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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 Ruby?
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Companies

What companies use PHP?
9989 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Python?
3154 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use Ruby?
2896 companies on StackShare use Ruby

Integrations

What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with Python?
83 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
What tools integrate with Ruby?
73 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby

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

  • 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
  • ES6 - The next version of JavaScript

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