Server News DevShed: PHP 101 (Part 1) - Secret Agent Man

DevShed: PHP 101 (Part 1) – Secret Agent Man




“…there has been a proliferation of alternative server-side scripting languages, which perform many of the tasks previously handled by Perl, but have a shorter learning curve. The most well-known of these are ASP and PHP; while the former works primarily on the Windows platform in combination with a clutch of proprietary products, the latter has the unique distinction of being an open-source server-side scripting language that’s both fun and easy to learn. Today, it is estimated that more than 1,00,000 Web sites use PHP as a server side scripting language.”

…there has been a proliferation of alternative server-side scripting languages, which perform many of the tasks previously handled by Perl, but have a shorter learning curve. The most well-known of these are ASP and PHP; while the former works primarily on the Windows platform in combination with a clutch of proprietary products, the latter has the unique distinction of being an open-source server-side scripting language that’s both fun and easy to learn. Today, it is estimated that more than 1,00,000 Web sites use PHP as a server side scripting language.

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