PHP Gets the Thumbs Up

I have been tinkering with PHP quite a lot this year; today, despite a heavy cold and a spot of bronchitis, I embarked on my first PHP work that runs into hundreds of lines. Maybe my perceptions are distored by the lurgy, but I do feel that – for a web application – I can code PHP marginally faster than I can Perl. This is all very subjective and Perl remains my favourite language, but I have to say that PHP is very, very easy to learn. I just wish I could get the same fluency with C…