Posted On : 7th June, 2016 by ViitorCloud
PHP a.k.a ‘Hypertext Preprocessor’ (formerly Personal Home Page) is a server side scripting language created twenty one years ago in 1995 by Rasmas Lerdorf. It is also used as a general-purpose programming language. According to Wikipedia, As of January 2013 , PHP was installed on more than 240 million websites and 2.1 million web servers. These numbers shows strength of PHP as a scripting as well as programming language.
In last 20 years, lots of new versions has been released with new features & bug-fixing. It is often considered as ‘The Programmer’s Language’.
Let’s have a look at PHP’s last two decades journey by using below given presentation: