PHP as the Glue Language

What – PHP as the glue language for developing distributed applications. You have to be kidding! Well take a look at the PHP latest version and some of the APIs and libaries. Database, messaging, webservices, graphics, communications to beat the bandwagon. Oh but PHP is security challenged. Well take alook at new OO and state design. Oh, but really, you need to have an ubiquitous desktop/PDA/Mobile interpreted presence. Take a look at PHP5s new interpretive mode and portability to PDA space. Oh but … but you really do have to take a look at PHP as General Glue.