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Practical ways to improve PHP

Posted 28 January 2016, 4:17 AM
PHP gets a lot of criticism, but remains an incredibly popular language for very good reasons:
  • It's easy to learn
  • It's very efficient to code for
  • It's widely available
  • It has a large amount of useful built-in functionality
  • It has a huge ecosystem of available libraries.

The criticism PHP receives generally falls into 5 areas:
  1. Criticism of mistakes long-corrected (e.g. safe mode, register_globals, and mysql_real_escape_string)

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