PHP favoured for cloud apps: survey

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http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Sam VargheseA survey of PHP developers worldwide has found that as the cloud grows, PHP is slowly becoming the programming language of choice. {loadposition sam08}Conducted by Zend Technologies, which is known for its Zend engine that drives PHP, the survey covered 3035 developers worldwide. Respondents said they preferred PHP because it was easy to learn and also could be deployed quickly. Seventy-two percent said the language was easily absorbed while 68 per cent found it faster to get things done. Sixty-three percent found the open-source nature of the language to be a plus. Ho (IT news)