Published on June 19, 2008
State of PHP Zeev Suraski 1
PHP How it all began 3
Notable milestones • 1998: PHP 3 is released PHP hits the 100K domains mark • 1999: PHP hits the 1M domains mark Zend Engine developed • 2000: PHP 4 released 4
PHP The PHP Project, January 2000 5
PHP Things didn’t always look promising… 6
Notable milestones • 2002: Yahoo embraces PHP • 2004: PHP 5 released • 2005: IBM, Oracle endorse PHP • 2006: Microsoft endorses PHP (more or less) 7
PHP The most popular Web language in existence Web Server Popularity Zeus Netscape Others Apache Modules Popularity (%) 0.3% 0.5% 6% 40 35 30 25 IIS 20 20% 15 10 5 0 Apache PERL PHP PYTHON 73% Source: http://securityspace.com/ 8
Large Vendors Targeting PHP User Base 9
PHP Developers Shifting Demographics [By 2013] commercial and corporate IT developers will compose more than 3 million developers in the community — growing from 13% to 60% of the worldwide PHP developer population. (Source: Dec 2007, Findings – Corporate and IT Programmers Will Discover PHP's Benefits in Larger Numbers) 10
What about the competition? 11
Breaching the Java Fortress “PHP will find a home in many Java- centric application development organizations, which will leverage it in scenarios where Java is overly complex or simply overkill.” 12
Kargo.com: Replacing Java with PHP 13
Guess who? 14
Development Trends 15
Simplicity Making a comeback… 16
PHP Is Maturing • Frameworks • Enterprise-grade tools 17
Rich Internet Applications 18
Web Services & Cloud Computing Code reuse finally works en masse • Opportunities: using, delivering • Challenges: SLA, sensitive data, performance, proven track record 19
Key Takeaways • PHP is the right choice • Value Simplicity … but – use tools! • Don’t reinvent the wheel (unless that’s your business) 20
Happy PHP’ing Feedback: firstname.lastname@example.org 21
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