Top 15 PHP Alternative and Similar Softwares | Jan 2017

PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML.

1. Hack

Hack is a programming language for HHVM that interoperates seamlessly with PHP. Hack reconciles the fast development cycle of PHP with the discipline provided by static typing, while adding many features commonly found in other modern programming languages.Hack provides instantaneous type checking via a local server that watches the filesystem.......

2. Wyvern

Wyvern is a new programming language designed to help developers be highly productive when writing high-assurance applications. The first major innovation in Wyvern is type-specific languages, a feature that allows programmers to create literals of a given type (e.g. a SQLQuery type) in a language appropriate to that type (e.g.......

3. RapydScript

RapydScript is a pre-compiler for JavaScript, similar to CoffeeScript, but with cleaner, more readable syntax. The syntax is very similar to Python, but allows JavaScript as well. It's not another Python-in-a-browser clone, it's actually JavaScript with more Pythonic syntax.RapydScript breaks some of the rules of Python to make JavaScript development......

4. Kotlin

Statically typed programming language targeting the JVM and JavaScript 100% interoperable with Java™......

5. DevSKiller.com

At DevSKiller we make assessing programmers skills look like their 1st day at work, that’s the best way to recruit them. By using our online platform it’s easy to build custom exams from your own code base. With DevSKiller you are not limited to testing knowledge of programming languages, but......

6. Yii Framework

Yii is a high-performance component-based PHP framework best for Web 2.0 development.Yii comes with rich features: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.......

7. KSWEB

KSWEB: server + PHP + MySQL – a suite of web developer for Android platform. It consists of: a web server, a PHP programming language, a database MySQL and msmtp for sendmail support. This suite allows you to organize a platform for running and debugging Web applications (sites) in your......

8. Typescript

Now acquired by MICROSOFT. TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It is a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript in any browser, any host, any OS and it is Open Source.......

9. Squirrel (programming language)

Squirrel is a high level imperative, object-oriented programming language, designed to be a light-weight scripting language that fits in the size, memory bandwidth, and real-time requirements of applications like video games.......

10. JavaScript

JavaScript (sometimes shortened to JS) is a lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions, most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but also used in many non-browser environments. JavaScript was formalized in the ECMAScript language standard.......

11. Apple Swift

Swift is a programming language for iOS, OS X, watchOS and tvOS apps that builds on the best of C and Objective-C, without the constraints of C compatibility. Swift adopts safe programming patterns and adds modern features to make programming easier, more flexible, and more fun. Swift’s clean slate, backed......

12. UMLet

UMLet is an open-source UML tool with a simple user interface: draw UML diagrams fast, export diagrams to eps, pdf, jpg, svg, and clipboard, share diagrams using Eclipse, and create new, custom UML elements.UMLet is a UML tool aimed at providing a fast way of creating UML diagrams. UML elements......

13. Eclipse

Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle. Many people know Eclipse as a Java IDE, but it is much more than that- Eclipse actually consists of over 60 different open-source projects, organized into 6 different......

14. Steel Bank Common Lisp

Steel Bank Common Lisp (SBCL) is a high performance Common Lisp compiler. It is open source / free software, with a permissive license. In addition to the compiler and runtime system for ANSI Common Lisp, it provides an interactive environment including a debugger, a statistical profiler, a code coverage tool,......

15. Quanta Plus

Quanta Plus is a web Integrated development environment (IDE) for HTML, XHTML, CSS, XML, PHP and any other XML-based languages or scripting languages. It is part of KDE, a Linux desktop environment, released in the Kdewebdev package. Quanta Plus is capable of both WYSIWYG design and handcoding. It features tag......