[From Intranet Journal]
The development platform PHP continues to grow in popularity, becoming more and more of a powerhouse in 2007. Two new recent releases of PHP drive home the point that there is constant care and feeding of this platform by the open source community as usage continues to grow.
For the non-programmer, PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is an open source, server-side, HTML embedded scripting language used to create dynamic Web pages. PHP script is embedded within an HTML document, and the programmer can jump between HTML and PHP seamlessly within the document while the code remains inaccessible to users because it is processed on the server. It combines the power of CGI scripting with the ease of working within HTML.
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