[OSM-dev] PHP vs. Ruby in OSM projects

Rory McCann rory at technomancy.org
Tue Mar 21 08:47:24 UTC 2017


On 20.03.2017 17:22, Hakuch wrote:
> What do you think, are there more php or more ruby developers in OSM ?
> Normally within open source projects people tend to use ruby, but many
> times I saw small projects coded in php. Iam currently unsure if I
> should start a new project with php/symfony or ruby/rails.

You should start your new project in whatever you feel most comfortable
in. Like vast majority of FLOSS software, you're going to be doing
99.9999% of the work for the next 5 years, so you might as well take the
easiest path you can.

Don't worry about what the cool kids are doing, just get results.




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