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Which programming language does PHP resemble? Please tell me

Which programming language does PHP resemble? Please tell me
Jul 31 '22 #1
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Which programming language does PHP resemble?
Resemblance in what sense?
Aug 2 '22 #2
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PHP is most similar in function to it's direct competitor, Microsoft ASP. That said, some common languages which are sometimes used as alternatives to PHP in the real-world context include, but are not limited to:

1. Java
2. JavaScript
3. Visual Basic Script (VBS)
4. Python
5. Ruby
6. Go
7. Elixir
8. C#
9. TypeScript
10. ErLang
11. Elm
Feb 25 '23 #3
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PHP is a server-side scripting language that is designed for web development. It is often compared to other server-side languages like Ruby, Python, and Java, but its syntax and structure are most similar to the C family of languages, such as C, C++, and C#.

PHP shares many features with these languages, including variables, arrays, control structures, and functions. Like C, PHP is a procedural language, which means that programs are structured around functions that perform specific tasks.

PHP also has object-oriented features, which allow developers to create reusable code in the form of classes and objects. In this sense, it is similar to other object-oriented languages like Java and C#.

Overall, while PHP shares similarities with many different programming languages, its syntax and structure are most closely related to the C family of languages.
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Mar 23 '23 #4
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PHP does share some similarities to other languages but has some features that other languages don't. I think the closed language would be C.
May 26 '23 #5
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PHP is a server-side scripting language that bears resemblance to other programming languages such as Perl and C. Here are some similarities between PHP and these languages:
Perl: PHP shares a similar syntax and functionality with Perl, especially in terms of string manipulation, regular expressions, and handling of arrays. PHP was initially inspired by Perl, and both languages have a focus on practicality and web development.
C: PHP also exhibits similarities to the C programming language. Both languages use curly braces for defining blocks of code and have comparable control structures such as loops and conditionals. Additionally, PHP borrowed some syntax and concepts from C, like variable declaration and pass-by-value versus pass-by-reference.

While PHP draws inspiration from Perl and C, it has its own unique features and characteristics that make it well-suited for web development. PHP is known for its simplicity, flexibility, and extensive built-in functionality for web-related tasks, such as handling forms, interacting with databases, and generating dynamic web content.
May 30 '23 #6
Hi, PHP is a scripting language that is mainly used for web development. It has some similarities with other languages such as Perl, C, Java, and JavaScript. For example:
  • PHP uses the same syntax for variables, operators, expressions, and control structures as C and Perl.
  • PHP supports object-oriented programming like Java and JavaScript.
  • PHP can embed HTML code and interact with web servers like Perl and JavaScript.
  • However, PHP also has some unique features that make it different from other languages. For example:
  • PHP has a dynamic type system that allows variables to change their type at runtime.
  • PHP has many built-in functions and extensions that provide functionality for various domains such as databases, XML, graphics, etc.
  • PHP has a special syntax for accessing arrays and objects using square brackets and arrows.

So, PHP resembles some languages in some aspects, but it also has its own characteristics that make it distinct.

Best regards, Mia from CodeIT
May 30 '23 #7

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