But now the things have changed drastically since the birth of Node.JS! Node.JS have captured the very existence of PHP by giving an alternative to the IT world in its own way. And the peaceful co-existence has now turned into a competitive world of web development. Now the IT Companies have an option to either choose of the two; PHP Developer and Node.JS Developer. Which of these two shall survive?
Points where PHP scores more than Node.JS, and thus will survive all odds:
In PHP, you can mix code with an content.
2. Wide Acceptance:
PHP has a deep code base i.e wide acceptance in the giant IT world. Platforms like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal use PHP for building websites and web applications. Even the plug-ins they use are built using PHP. So PHP can’t die till it has its kinda ‘fan following’!
PHP is simple as compared to its counterpart.
PHP was invented to co-exist with MySQL, this was one of the prime driving force for Rasmus Lerdorf (founder of PHP) to invent a new language PHP. Some of the most stable, well-developed code will interface with an SQL database.
5. Speed of coding:
Many developers be it php development london or node.js developers, have reported that they find it easy and quick to code in PHP, as there are no compilers, no deployment, no JAR files, nothing!
6. Content Management System:
In general, the CMS are all by the courtesy of PHP. Some of the best known are WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla that power millions of blogs and web portals. PHP enhances the creativity within a developer which results in a better user experience to the user.