Popular, easy to learn and use, general purpose, Open Source scripting language, very well suited for Web development and server-side scripting, can be embedded in HTML text and code. Syntax from C, Java, Perl. Goal: allow web developers to write dynamically generated pages quickly.
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PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor
Server-side HTML embedded scripting language. It provides web developers with a full suite of tools for building dynamic websites: native APIs to Apache and other web servers; easy access to MySQL, Sybase, Oracle, and other databases; IMAP; LDAP; HTTP headers and cookies.
Adds security hardening features to the language. Include news, libraries, Hardening patch, services advisories, a forum and a system for advanced protection of installations.
Quality Assurance Team
Volunteer coders dedicated to providing coders with quality assurance.
Making the Case for PHP at Yahoo!
Slides from a talk where Michael J. Radwin makes the case for using PHP over other languages. (October 25, 2005)
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