When it comes to learning a programming language to build career in the software development sector, there are three major choices one can look out for ASP.NET, PHP and Java.
While java remains the choice of few because of its complex nature and difficulty in learning, PHP and ASP.NET remain the most preferred programming languages for learning.
It's easy learning PHP or ASP.NET and moreover the job markets of both the sectors are pretty good offering several career and job opportunities to the people.
While some are of opinion that PHP is better option because of its platform independence, ease of deployment and availability of resources for problem-solving etc. Many of them also consider that ASP.NET is a good learning choice for its much easier platform with a strong framework support that has in-built libraries, better UI controls and debugging functionality for sure.
However, when it comes to choosing a career and if one needs to make a choice between PHP and the other software development platforms, many of them end up taking .NET, Java or so.
Hence, you can definitely choose for a career in PHP to build a good future in software development.
With ASP.NET programming language and .NET framework one can build different sorts of applications for various use and hence many of the firms offering software development offer ASP.NET development services and there by create a good hike for the .NET developers in the job market.