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Use whatever is best for you... PHP can scale... I've built applications that handled 4x as much visitors per day as you mentioned without any real problems... Crappy code is in every language, it's all on you... You can build amazing things in PHP... Just like you can in Node.js and Ruby, and Python...

If you want to build it quickly, do it in what you know best... If you want to learn a new language as you go, build it in Node.js or Go.

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