Is PHP really the best choice in 2022?

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Daftar Isi

The hypertext preprocessor, also known as PHP, is one of the most widely used programming languages in the world. It was created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994 and at the time it was developed was known as Personal Home Page. PHP version 4.0 was released by Zend in the middle of 1999 and is reportedly used by programmers all over the world.

Despite the fact that millions of websites are still running on PHP today, why is it that developers hate it so much? Rasmus Lerdorf, who created PHP, may not have planned the code for the future because he didn’t know how it would be used. PHP has been around for a long time and has a lot of outdated structures.

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programming coding their code

Has PHP a bright future? Here is our prediction.

Even though this programming language has been around for a decade and some programmers have tried to move away from it, PHP is still the best choice for quick app development, especially for web-based applications. With PHP, deployment requires only a simple upload, and performance is still excellent. Harkovnet continues to use PHP for our primary infrastructure because it can function well on low-end servers.

Because PHP does not want to fall behind other programming languages in the race, they recently published PHP 8.1, a new version with updated capabilities. The ability for many programmes to run concurrently without a queue is one of the most updated features in those versions. Although PHP may have been late in implementing this functionality because GO and Python did so before it, PHP can now compete with other programming languages thanks to this update.

future of PHP
future of PHP

Is PHP difficult to learn ?

For learning PHP, you can try from structure programming and object-oriented programme, if you just mastered the basic native PHP, you might be able to move on to learning their framework like Codeigniter or Laravel. In our opinion, PHP is not difficult to learn because there are many tutorials and courses about it. In some colleges, PHP is still their basic curriculum of web development. PHP has a huge online community, so you can join and start a conversation about your issue while learning PHP.

How much money do PHP developers make?

According to ZipRecuiter, freelance PHP developers can earn $89k per year, or $43 per hour. Then, if you lived in Indonesia, you can earn 7 million rupiah per month as a junior PHP developer, which is still a sizable sum when compared to other current programming languages. Because so many businesses are still adopting PHP, finding a job as a PHP developer is not particularly difficult. If you choose to work as a freelancer, you won’t have any trouble finding clients who want to adopt PHP in their applications.

Php Developer Salary
PHP Developer sallary

Conclusion.

PHP may have only been around for a decade, but no matter what programming language you use, if you don’t have a good algorithm for solving the problem, your programme is bad. PHP is still used by large companies for their base infrastructure, and all programming languages depend on the programmer’s ability to create good programmes, so there is no such thing as a good or bad programming language.

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