News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

WebHostingHero Blog:
A Look at the Original PHP Developers
July 28, 2010 @ 09:44:23

On the WebHostingHero blog today there's a new post going back to the roots of the PHP language and some of the original contributors like Rasmus Lerdorf, Zeev Suraski and Andi Gutmans.

When PHP began in 1995, it represented a fork on common object oriented programming languages. Designed to help provide scripting for the web, the language took on a life of its own as it became one of the primary web development standards. Today, PHP is used by millions worldwide and powers a majority of sites.

They talk about how some of the original developers are active in helping to better the languages (directly and indirectly) and how the advocacy of the community has helped it grow even stronger over the years. There's also mini-spotlights on each of the three mentioned above.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
original developers community rasmuslerdorf zeevsuraski andigutmans


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Voices of the ElePHPant: Interview with Derick Rethans

Greg Beaver's Blog: Planting PEAR seeds - you can decide PEAR's future

Lukas Smith: Diversity

Community News: Andi Gutmans Responds to Zend Acquisition Rumors

Community News: PHP still Ranks Fourth in Popularity on TIOBE Programming Community Index


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


series language symfony introduction opinion api conference list unittest composer configure threedevsandamaybe voicesoftheelephpant framework interview laravel version podcast release community

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework