Well, I don't know ASP, but I fonud that learning PHP was really easy when 
you already know C, C++ .... And no variables types, pointer, etc ... is 
great !!!

Le Mercredi 9 Janvier 2002 17:01, Dean Ouellette a écrit :
> I am a newbie to programming,  ASP is easier to learn?  I heard PHP was
> At 04:48 PM 1/9/2002 +0100, Robert Klinkenberg wrote:
> >Well, I personally prefer PHP over ASP because better support from
> >webhosting companies, but ASP has some good points.
> >This is especially the case if you can setup the complete hosting
> >environment yourself and have some money to spend.
> >
> >First of all databases. PHP has support for a limited but interesting list
> >of databases, especially the support for mysql and postgres is handy for a
> >webserver. On the other hand, ASP has good support for most bussiness
> >servers (ORACLE MS SQL Server,....) with OLE-DB and a lot more databases
> >with ODBC.
> >
> >The development tools. Definately a win for ASP (with vb.net C# and C++
> > you have a complete IDE and with Dreamweaver Ultradev you can pretty much
> > point and click. SO you can choose whatever tool you like.
> >PHP has very limited IDE's.
> >
> >Price. ASP solutions are mostly build with Windows 2000 Server and MS SQL
> >Server or Oracle and an expensive IDE. So it's pretty expensive to build.
> >PHP is mostly used with Linux, Apache and MySQL and is a lot cheaper (you
> >only need to buy the hardware and the software is virtually free)
> >
> >Programming language: This is off course a personal taste but with ASP
> >(.net) you can use VB/C++/C#. So if you are used to VB or C++ it's a bit
> >easier to start with.
> >
> >Modules. Both have a lot of free tools available. However I personally
> > find the PHP modules more usefull. (With the exception of the Crystal
> > Report generator in .net, pretty usable reports without a lot of work).
> >
> >It's a bit easier for a novice to get started with ASP as with PHP, and
> > it's pertty easy to make the project look good.
> >
> >So, if you have the cash and some inexperienced programmers working for
> > you ASP is the save bet. If you have a small company, are a student,
> > depend on webhosting or are a pretty experienced programmer, PHP might be
> > a better choose.
> >
> >Robert Klinkenberg
> >
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