News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Stefan Mischook's Blog:
What happened to Ruby? And why PHP is KING of the Web.
July 13, 2009 @ 07:57:34

In this new post to his KillerPHP blog Stefan Mischook voices his opinion on why he thinks PHP is the "King of the Web" (and wonders what happened to Ruby on Rails).

In 2006 I created killerphp.com because I wanted to make it easy for web designers to learn PHP. I thought PHP was THE predominate web programming language and I felt every web designer should include PHP as one of their core coding skills [...] Then Ruby came along...for a short while.

He looks back at the time when Rails was "the best thing since sliced bread" and was taking the web world by storm. Other Ruby frameworks have come along and are taking the lead (like a merge of Merb and Rails). So, what does Stefan think the problem was with RoR's climb to fame and popularity? The crucial pieces that were missing (libraries, functionality, etc) and its poor resource handling that could lead to some big problems with certain kinds of applications.

There's lots of great comments from both PHP and RoR-ers alike, so be sure to gives those a look too!

0 comments voice your opinion now!
opinion framework rubyonrails ruby


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Felix Geisendörfer's Blog: Make printing easy, using a PrintController

Community News: Thoughts on the PHP Community Conference

The Bakery: Eight New Items (Components, Tutorials & Helpers)

Paul Jones' Blog: Solar 1.0.0 alpha1 Released

Phil Sturgeon's Blog: CloudIgniter: Easy hosting for CodeIgniter


Community Events

Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


laravel5 series version conference community api example laravel introduction opinion php7 release library language unittest framework voicesoftheelephpant extension interview podcast

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework