PHP vs. Ruby vs. Visual Basic

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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 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.

What is Visual Basic?

Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.

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Why do developers choose PHP?
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    Why do developers choose Visual Basic?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using PHP?
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    What are the cons of using Ruby?
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    What are the cons of using Visual Basic?
    No Cons submitted yet for Visual Basic
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    Companies

    What companies use PHP?
    8211 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use Ruby?
    2375 companies on StackShare use Ruby
    What companies use Visual Basic?
    10 companies on StackShare use Visual Basic

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PHP?
    54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
    What tools integrate with Ruby?
    72 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
    What tools integrate with Visual Basic?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Basic

    What are some alternatives to PHP, Ruby, and Visual Basic?

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
    • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.
    • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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