Rolling out your own framework
Throughout the course of this book, we are going to build a framework of our own, using PHP, as opposed to making use of an existing product. Sometimes, it is more appropriate to use existing solutions; sometimes it is better to use your own solutions. As you are reading this book, hopefully you know why you want to create your own framework. However, let's look at why we are going to create ours.
PHP is a very popular language, and because it isn't a framework in its own right, we can easily structure our framework out of it, however we wish. The main choice for a programming language is generally down to your own preference.
Most modern web hosts support PHP and MySQL, and while languages like Ruby on Rails ...