PHPers prefer Windows desktop to Linux

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Feb 17, 2010 12:30 PM EDT
The Register; By Gavin Clarke
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PHP might have put the "P" in LAMP - the all open-source server stack - but on the desktop, it seems that those using PHP generally prefer the "W" to the "L." In a recent study from Zend Technologies, forty two per cent of PHP programmers named Windows as their primary development operating system. Linux came second, with 38.5 per cent, while Mac's OS X was third on 19.1 per cent. Zend did not say how many developers it spoke to, but called the December poll a "global survey" ranging from independent consultants to organizations with more than 5,000 employees.

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Why doesn't that surprise me? theBeez 7 1,052 Feb 18, 2010 11:31 PM

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