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TheOpenEnterprise.com: PHP5: Ready For The Enterprise?

Dec 11, 2002, 20:30 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Levitt)

[ Thanks to Jorge R. for this link. ]

"My love affair with PHP started, I suspect, the same way it does with most people. I simply started using it. PHP's short learning curve and easy syntax makes it approachable by anyone who has ever used a scripting language. Its power comes from how it simplifies the task of building Web applications because PHP isn't just a scripting language, it's a Web scripting language. It is designed specifically to make building web applications a quick and enjoyable task.

"Combined with its favorite open source buddies, the MySQL database and the Apache web server, PHP enables even the semi-technically literate to create dynamic, database-driven, Web applications. The most popular platform for this powerhouse combination is affectionately known as LAMP (for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP), and is rapidly becoming one of the most potent platforms for building Web applications..."

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