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David Bonachera • Edited on

I will add that Facebook helped a lot, first with HHVM, then hacklang. And it forced PHP to modernize itself.

Several companies are digging into switching from PHP to hacklang.

I would say that PHP isn't the script kiddy language it used to be anymore, with some deep OOP principles inside of it since PHP7.

Keith Adams (chief architect @ slack) wrote Taking PHP seriously.

More about hacklang vs PHP, and performance-wise