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PHP CLI pp 1-5 | Cite as

Introduction

  • Rob Aley
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Abstract

Both its current recursive moniker (PHP: PHP HyperText Preprocessor) and the name originally bestowed upon it by its creator Rasmus Lerdorf (PHP: Personal Home Page) reinforce the widely held view that PHP is a scripting language for the Web. And that was true back in 1995 when PHP was first created and for a number of years afterward. In the web arena, PHP excels. It’s easy to use, quick to develop in, widely deployed, and tightly integrated into web stacks (it’s usually the P in LAMP, WAMP, MAMP, and so on), and of course it is free and open source.

Keywords

Quick Reference Security Patch Dynamic Development Model Wide Computing Mainstream Language 
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© Robert Aley 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rob Aley
    • 1
  1. 1.OxfordUK

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