One Reason I Use Ruby Over PHP

I know you shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover, but which would you take more seriously?

The PHP site is just a giant wall of text. At least Ruby is more inviting from the outset.

Okay, Ruby is best known because of Rails…

Maybe I shouldn’t beat up on PHP. It’s old, and people know Ruby because of Ruby on Rails. Let’s compare that to Zend, the most popular PHP framework of 2011.

It’s a bit better, but still looks like “Web 2.0” shine with no substance.

PHP could do worse than improving it’s website while it’s getting so much bad press from all the new languages.