Seriously. People hate it with passion and creativity designing mugs, T-shirts, writing parody code and full websites about how frustrating it is. While I am not planning a long complaining post (although the temptation is strong) I had to do something.
Some fellow bloggers already did a great hating job (kudo to them!). The best posts I could read on the topic are PHP Must Die and PHP: a fractal of bad design . The first one is short and simple while the second is exhaustive and merciless (there is a link to the PHP documentation in its "Credits" section).
PHP is meant to die is also a very interesting post I recently found. It is focused on the "dying programming model of PHP" and its consequences.
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