[UPHPU] Rails vs PHP
trevyn at esourcehome.com
Mon Mar 26 11:21:29 MDT 2007
Joshua Simpson wrote:
> On 3/26/07, *Trevyn Meyer* <trevyn at esourcehome.com
> <mailto:trevyn at esourcehome.com>> wrote:
> You can say what you want about php... What have you built in Python
> that couldnt be done in php? I seem to hear so much oppinion from
> people like you, yet they have no portfolio.
> Talk is cheap.
> I wonder why people take a statement about a language as a personal
> attack, then whip it around and throw out an ad hominem attack.
> Currently, I've probably built (and/or managed teams that have built)
> about 5 sites that were previously written in PHP, and used Django to
> refactor them, and seen substantial test case increases in execution
> speed (they're not live yet).
> One would be: http://www.chatterbean.com/
> This site processes about, oh, 300 to 400 thousand individual visitors
> per day. My Django refactor has probably seen an increase of about
> 400 to 500% in execution time. I'm not kidding (this is using a
> separate application server).
> I've been using Python for about 6 years, but just recently dipped
> into Pylons and Django ( Although I'm currently working as a senior
> web developer, I usually do penetration testing or network engineering
> contract jobs). The substantial increase in both development time AND
> execution time have led me to believe that they are the best solution.
> "Some pseudo-insightful quote here." - Some Guy
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