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September 2nd, 2016

053: Why I'm Afraid To Admit I Use PHP

So you spend most of your time programming in PHP. You meet another programmer out in the wild. You begin explaining what you do. Do you find yourself using vague terms and actively trying to avoid the word "PHP?" Do you dread the question, "What language


Why I'm Afraid To Admit I'm A PHP Programmer Show Summary

Are negative opinions about PHP always valid?

  • A lot of negative stereotypes of PHP are base on negative traits of the language that are no longer a problem: PHP has matured a lot over the last few years
  • [PHP: a fractal of bad design](https://eev.

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Show Notes Credit

Chris Shaw

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