PHP vs. Visual Basic



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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 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?
Why do you like PHP?

Why do developers choose Visual Basic?
Why do you like Visual Basic?

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

What are the cons of using Visual Basic?
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What companies use PHP?
10299 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Visual Basic?
15 companies on StackShare use Visual Basic
What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with Visual Basic?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Basic

What are some alternatives to PHP 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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