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ONLamp: A Decade of PHP

Jun 09, 2005, 02:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Oram)

"New languages always have to prove themselves. Listen to some old programmers, and there was never a need to go further than MUMPS. (But luckily, no one listens.) Others claim that no text processing language can outdo Icon or Snobol. I never thought I'd be editing material on Forth for an O'Reilly book, but danged if author John Catsoulis didn't decide it was just the ticket for an embedded systems designer in his new edition of Designing Embedded Hardware.

"Stop it, Andy! You're not here to sell books today. You're here because your buddy Zak Greant let you know that PHP is seeing it's tenth anniversary today, and is coordinating a worldwide movement to honor and thank its creator, Rasmus Lerdorf.

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