I've been working for a dot com company for over a year now. The main website is java based and I realized alot of big companies out there also use java. I guess I'm looking for insight - career wise and for personal application.
I think Yahoo uses PHP (not entirely sure) but I know that Yahoo! Bookmarks uses the symfony framework (php). I also know that there are far more web hosts that offer apache w/ php than there are web hosts that offer tomcat w/ java/jsp/etc. But i guess that relates back to what kind of solution people are looking for or actually need.
I guess I'm looking for advice if I should drop PHP and start learning Java instead. I read a lot of old articles from slashdot regarding Java/PHP and majority of the commenters stated that Java is superior in terms of scalibility and business logic but those articles were dated fairly old. Does PHP5 change any of that? And I guess the upcoming PHP6, will php ever surpass java?
Any insight would be great guys.
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