> From: "Jay Blanchard" <jblanchard@stripped>
> You always have to use the right tool for the job though. The question
> is "are we teaching the inexperienced programmers what the right tools
I doubt it!
PHP looks a lot like C, and people are taught C in college.
So instead of working with something more abstract (like Smalltalk,
Ruby, et. al.) they slog through the bits with a relatively low-level
language like PHP.
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at
all. -- Elbert Hubbard
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