Many still claim that it is pointless to discuss the difference between JS and Php because the use of both is different from each other in the development process of the website.
An outstanding language for developing a dynamic and secure website. Php is a server-side scripting language that encourages web developers to build websites. With the help of precise functions and amazing features that allows us to create feature-rich web pages and database-driven sites.
It is an open-source platform and runs on most of the operating systems available today, such as Windows, Mac OS, Linux, etc.
Php is famous for having instances like
- Content Management Systems like WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, etc.
- Servers like SQL, MariaDB, SQL, Postgresql, Sybase, etc.
- frontend technologies like AngularJS, Jquery, Ember js, Backbone js, React j.s, etc.
- Server technologies are MongoDB, Node.js, Express.js, etc
Before we judge which one is better or not good for those projects we also need to understand what their similarities are.
So here are the points: Both are
- OOP based
- Easy to use
- Case sensitive to variables
- Requires HTTP to execute
- Support Framework
- Independent platform
- Garbage Collection
- Server-side Php is being used more than JS from past decades
- 79% of all websites use Php as server-side languages and 0.7% are using JS
- JS is more used as Client-side language than Php (flash)
- Availability (JS is not a free program and Php is available because it is open source)
- You combine PHP code with only HTML code but JS can be combined with HTML, XML, and Ajax.
- Both have a different runtime environment
- Both have different types of ways to comment in code
- The local variable is like global variable and
If you’re at the point of selecting the best backend technology you should consider these aspects:
Choose PHP as the backend language for your project is covered by:
- Solution stacks like LAMP (Apache, Linux, MySQL, PHP).
- CMS like Drupal, WordPress, Joomla, etc.
- Servers like PostgreSQL, MariaDB, Oracle, Sybase, etc.
- Front-end technologies such as Angular Js, React js, Backbone.js, Ember.js, etc.
- SPAs (Dynamic Single Page Applications).
- Server Technologies like MongoDB, Express.js, Node.js, etc.
- Solutions Stacks like MEAN (Express js, Angular js, MongoDB, etc. )