[CentOS] which programming language for server-side admin tasks

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Jun 15 18:11:33 UTC 2009

Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> But would PHP be able to perform all tasks that PERL / C++ can?

I don't see why not.    Many of the existing control panels are written 
in PHP.   PHP can manipulate files, execute system commands, and so 
forth.  PEAR http://pear.php.net/packages.php includes a vast number of 
libraries for specific tasks.

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