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 > > > >-- > >PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > >To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > >For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > >To contact the list administrators, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- ( * > Nicolas Costes, //\\ IUT de La Roche / Yon ( \/ ) [EMAIL PROTECTED] < < http://luxregina.free.fr -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To contact the list administrators, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]