Modern PHP hasn’t been around for very long so people with 10 years PHP experience sometimes might not be all that valuable. perhaps they’ve spent 10 years building Wordpress sites and high paying startups don’t run their tech stack on Wordpress because it’s not all that flexible. There’s an opportunity here for more junior devs to approach the PHP from a computer science perspective and build with tools like Composer and Laravel and reach senior level faster than it’d take for a Javascript developer to beat out the massive competition

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