PHP vs. Python vs. Scala



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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 Scala?

Scala is an acronym for “Scalable Language”. This means that Scala grows with you. You can play with it by typing one-line expressions and observing the results. But you can also rely on it for large mission critical systems, as many companies, including Twitter, LinkedIn, or Intel do. To some, Scala feels like a scripting language. Its syntax is concise and low ceremony; its types get out of the way because the compiler can infer them.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Python?
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Why do developers choose Scala?
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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 Scala?
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Companies

What companies use PHP?
9990 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Python?
3153 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use Scala?
488 companies on StackShare use Scala

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 Scala?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Scala

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

  • 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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