06 Jul '12, 3pm

PHP, Python and Ruby: Which language is right for your startup?

So at the start, the panelist were invited to take shots at each other, and ultimately, it was agreed that PHP has the largest pool of developers to hire from, but it did not help that a large number of PHP developers were not up to par, so hiring takes longer. Ruby was fashionable, but some (Calvin) felt that it was too fashionable and he just wanted something that worked. In the end, Michael mentioned that if it was a team that had no prior experience, then Python would be the best, because the language forced developers to adopt best practices (Indentation and all that).

Full article: http://e27.sg/2012/07/06/php-python-and-ruby-which-langua...

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