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ZDNet UK: PHP Tools Come to the UK

Sep 13, 2002, 22:00 (7 Talkback[s])
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"PHP, a server-side scripting language that supports applications in Web pages, is now the leading Web scripting language, according to Wick Hill. The company is now distributing commercial tools from Zend for UK developers working with the language.

"'In the next six months, we will see a recognition of how much critical corporate IT is based on PHP,' said Ian Kilpatrick, managing director of the Wick Hill Group. 'It is absolutely endemic.'

"Visible to end users in Web pages which end in the .php extension, PHP started life as an extension to the Perl script language, called Personal Home Page. It has gained functions and is now used on many commercial sites..."

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