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  1. This is the most amazing list. The graphs alone make it worth bookmarking. There is one on there that I can’t quite understand. We had this conversation a few years ago when I noticed a couple of programmers were using ADO in PHP. Why in the world would you want to mimic anything ActiveX (Data Objects) in PHP? Why?!? Database abstraction classes are the best…ActiveX is the devil.

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