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The history of PHP

The history of PHP: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)
The history of PHP: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)

PHP, or PHP hypertext preprocessor, was written in 1994 and experienced its first public release in 1995. It began as a set of tools for creating and maintaining homepages, yet the history of PHP shows its evolution into a powerful, accessible programming language now used in tight conjunction with MySQL. This online video provides a brief developmental history of PHP right up to PHP 5, which is the current release.

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Skill Level Beginner
14h 32m
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Q: This course was revised on 6/4/2013. What changed?

A: The old version of this course was 6 years old and it was time for a complete revision, using PHP 5.4. (The tutorials will work with any version of PHP and covers any differences you might encounter). The author has also added updated installation instructions for Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Windows 8. The topics and end project are the same, but the code is slightly different. It also addresses frequently asked questions from the previous version.

Q: This course was updated on 5/20/2015. What changed?

A: We added one movie called "Changing the document root in Yosemite," which helps the Mac installation run more smoothly.

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