I asked Quora for ideas for how a replacement PHP might look. On the whole people are not enthusiastic. Alexander Tchitchigin had an interesting answer, but which focused on the basic theme of “once we move away from PHP’s weaknesses, we might as well use any language. Which prompted me to write this comment elaborating […]
Matt Mullenweg makes it clearer. Calypso is a new js-based, single-app. admin application that talks to the standard WP back-end via its ReST API. And it’s open-sourced.
Source: Are You Affected By WordPress Calypso? | PJ Brunet | LinkedIn Brunet thinks it’s not going to affect free WP users. Maybe. What would, I think, be a radical move, would be to recreate the PHP model with node.js. That is, rather like VB.NET embedded VB and JSP embedded Java in HTML templates, to […]
Did WordPress just translate itself to node.js? Big question, will they also open-source this code-base for users to host on their own sites? If so, this is probably the beginning of the end for PHP? WP is certainly the only PHP application I run. And probably the most widely used PHP program in the wild. […]
XHP actually looks pretty cool. On the surface, it’s just a cleaned up PHP. But the cleaning up (putting XML into the language) actually gives it some of the character I was hoping for in GeekWeaver.
This is an absolutely brilliant summary of the virtues of PHP. The important point is that these virtues aren’t going away. By comparison this seems to miss the point. In 2020 we won’t be programming the web with an advanced Python framework (wonderful as python is). We’ll have something which does what PHP did for […]
Kira is a language which compiles to PHP
Ian Bicking on what PHP deployment gets right.