PHP is an all-time favourite, versatile scripting language that is used for server-side web development. It’s easy to learn and is an open source – you can download and modify its contents absolutely free! Websites built on PHP frameworks are easy to maintain and update. Have a look at this infographic from CabotSolutions.com that sheds light into the origin and development of PHP over the last two decades.

The founder of PHP is Rasmus Lerdorf and he started working on the programming language in 1994. PHP was publically released in June 1995 and entered the wider public domain in 1997. A new extension called API was also designed and implemented in 1998.

Furthermore, the infographic explores the language maturity stage as well as the PHP elephant logo. Read the infographic below for more information regarding the evolution of PHP.


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