PHP vs Visual Basic: What are the differences?
PHP: A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development. Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world; Visual Basic: Modern, high-level, multi-paradigm, general-purpose programming language for building apps using Visual Studio and the .NET Framework. 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.
PHP and Visual Basic can be primarily classified as "Languages" tools.
PHP is an open source tool with 23.9K GitHub stars and 5.53K GitHub forks. Here's a link to PHP's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, PHP has a broader approval, being mentioned in 8904 company stacks & 2933 developers stacks; compared to Visual Basic, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 26 developer stacks.