What’s in common?
What’s the difference?
RTE. You can use these scripts in the HTML but you have to interpret them so you could run them. The Zend engine powers the server-side PHP while Google’s V8 engine powers the Node.js.
Simplicity. We should admit that using PHP is much easier than Node.js. It’s enough to have only one .php file for configuring a server that will contain s bit of code. You type in the required url and you have completed the task. All you need is a web server that will red your file and you will see its content in the browser. You will need to learn a lot about functions such as callback and closures together with a big amount of lines that you will add. It takes more time and efforts.
Which to select: PHP or Node.js?
Depending on your goals, you will choose one of these technologies. If you want only a back-end technology, you will be fine with both Node.js & PHP. If you require both the back and the front-end technology, it’s better to stop at Node.js. You can also choose it for the full stack development as well. There’s one thing that you should consider when choosing the right variant for you. Think what you need to achieve and what tools you ar