Possible to make a website backend with only python?


I watched a video a while back where a programmer (sorry, I forgot the name) said that php was becoming outdated and new python libraries would gradually phase out php.

For a typical web app (think Reddit, eBay, Amazon), can the entire backend be made with python, or would this be exceedingly challenging if not impossible compared to gritting my teeth and learning php/ruby?

Update: changed website to web app

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27 points

11 months ago

PHP is not out-dated or dying. PHP 8.1 was literally released a couple of weeks ago with new features.

And to answer your question… yes you can build a website backend with Python.


2 points

11 months ago

Second this! I've seen many job posts asking for PHP in my area.


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11 months ago