In the seemingly never ending Flash vs. HTML wars, Streaming Learning Center's Jan Ozer decided to run a simple test (using YouTube) to compare both players' CPU utilization. In summary: Flash isn't always bad and HTML5 isn't always good. Click here for his findings.
Free PHP Code Starter Kit: Re-start Your Web Development Career
Wander over to monster.com today and you will see there are currently 2079 job listings by companies looking for Web developers who know PHP.
Do you know PHP? According to Mary Gillen, "PHP is not going away, and its popularity gets stronger every day. Statistics on Wikipedia indicate that PHP is installed on more than 20 million websites and one million web servers."
You can get started with PHP by downloading Mary's free PHP Code Starter Kit. The kit includes step-by-step instructions on how to set up the PHP development framework and a MySQL database on your Windows machine. You also learn how to query and display dynamic content from the database to a PHP page for display on the Web.