PHP vs. Python vs. Swift



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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 Swift?

Writing code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift is ready for your next iOS and OS X project — or for addition into your current app — because Swift code works side-by-side with Objective-C.

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Pros

Why do developers choose PHP?
Why do you like PHP?

Why do developers choose Python?
Why do you like Python?

Why do developers choose Swift?
Why do you like Swift?

Cons

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

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

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

Companies

What companies use PHP?
9997 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Python?
3157 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use Swift?
1067 companies on StackShare use Swift

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 Swift?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift

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

  • 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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