Brief History Of PHP

 

  • “PHP is a web language based on scripts that allows developers to dynamically create generated web pages.”
  • PHP stands for “Hypertext Preprocessor”.
  • PHP is a server-side scripting language created in 1995.
  • The Father of PHP “Rasmus Lerdorf”.
  • PHP is “OpenSource”.
  • PHP Derived from ‘C’, ‘Perl’ Language.
  • The mascot of the PHP project is the elePHPant.
  • PHP code is usually processed by a PHP interpreter
  • The main purpose of php designed for “Web Development” but general purpose is as a “Programing Language”.
  • PHP originally stood for “Personal Home Page”
  • PHP code can be simply mixed with HTML code, or it can be used in combination with various templating engines and web frameworks.

 


Versions Of PHP

Version Release date Supported until
1.0 8 June 1995
2.0 1 November 1997
3.0 6 June 1998 20 October 2000
4.0 22 May 2000 23 June 2001
4.1 10 December 2001 12 March 2002
4.2 22 April 2002 6 September 2002
4.3 27 December 2002 31 March 2005
4.4 11 July 2005 7 August 2008
5.0 13 July 2004 5 September 2005
5.1 24 November 2005 24 August 2006
5.2 2 November 2006 6 January 2011
5.3 30 June 2009 14 August 2014
5.4 1 March 2012 September 2015
5.5 20 June 2013 June 2016
5.6 28 August 2014 August 2017
6.x Not released N/A
7.0 12 Nov 2015 12 Nov 2018

 

CMS- Content Management System of PHP

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