Received this yesterday:
So I’m thinking of starting a new web project and was wondering if I could seek your advice. My tendency is to use PHP since that’s what I know and have used most in the past. Though, after talking to a lot of folks (namely Googlers…go figure), I’ve been encouraged to instead choose Python.
Seeing as you’re my favorite PHP Terrorist I was wondering if you have any specific thoughts on the subject.
I still need to write another article on Python, but the short answer is I think if it’s web, PHP is probably the better choice.
“PHP is the shortest point between two distances on the web.”
—Me, tongue-tied at a talk
However there are some mitigating factors to consider:Continue reading about Python vs. PHP for web after the jump