PHP is just one of many languages that developers can use, but it is the most widely used and most commonly found on the internet. The tools that many developers use to build websites function entirely on the PHP framework. Having a developer that can write and speak this language means that there are few bounds to what is possible.
Advantages of PHP Development
Typically, when something is this widely used, it becomes vulnerable to those who would look to cause harm. PHP has developed a significant amount, and the current state puts it near the top for the level of security, to where it is now much harder to hack it. Also, using PHP as the primary language allows you to create hacker-proof applications and websites.
Easy Use for Projects
Sometimes developing from the ground up isn’t needed, so having a language that is supported by so many databases and libraries, means that you can have small elements produced that can be implemented seamlessly with pre-existing programs.
As mentioned, perhaps the most significant benefit to PHP is how popular the language is. We have seen projects where developers use a language rarely known, and when a client moves away from those developers, they are held nearly captive. Developing in PHP means that you have a language that almost any programmer should be able to work with, and therefore you shouldn’t feel trapped.
As a business, choosing solutions is all about what the applications are and how they can benefit you. Luckily, as there are so many advantages to using PHP, you’ll quickly see these benefits reflect in your business practices.
- Reduced Cost and Time: Being open-source, PHP is developed and altered more quickly than most other languages. There are thousands of developers using the same language, and therefore rarely a time when support cannot be found. There’s the old saying, ‘Time is Money’, and being able to develop more quickly means your business spends fewer resources trying to get the project completed.
- Easy Modification: Having any program developed in PHP allows you to grow and scale at your needed pace. If something happens internally that requires alteration to your program, adjustments can be made, and you can continue operating your business.
- User Friendliness: Programs and projects developed on PHP are automatically easier to use for external users. Therefore your site, your program, even your system is more straightforward for those using it.
While we develop in many programming languages, the vast majority of development requested is recommended to be PHP. Our PHP developers are capable of bringing anything idea to life and work quickly to get the job done.