Vamp the Linux LAMP with PHP

“One key driver of free and open source software is the LAMP
paradigm–cleverly named after the systems it embraces–Linux,
Apache, MySQL and PHP. This powerful combination delivers high
powered data-enabled web and intranet sites with a minimum of fuss.
Here’s how to get started with PHP.

“PHP is a web scripting language (akin to Microsoft’s Active
Server Pages or Adobe’s ColdFusion.) Originally, it began as a
humble collection of Perl scripts designed to ease the creation of
popular web addons like guest books and message boards, PHP meaning
simply ‘Personal Home Page…'”