Thursday, October 9, 2008

What is PHP ?

PHP? Maybe many more question in friends of hearing word PHP. PHP is a script which one with HTML dan stay at server (server side HTML embedded scripting). With this PHP You can create immeasurable application base on the web, start from simple web page until the application of complicated requiring connection to database. Until now, many databases which have been supported by PHP and possibilities will continuously increase. the database is :

  • dBase
  • DBM
  • FilePro
  • mSQL
  • MySQL
  • ODBC
  • Oracle
  • Postgres
  • Sybase
  • Velocis
Besides of that, PHP also support connection with protocol IMAP, SNMP, NNTP dan POP3. History PHP PHP first time made by Rasmus Lerdorf in the year 1995. At the moment called FI (Form Interpreted). PHP is a group of script which applied to data form processing from the web. Growth from here Rasmus discharge the source of code and give a name him PHP/FI, at the time elongation from PHP/FI is Personal Home Page/Form Interpreter. With this release of source code become open source, many programmers interesting to follow develop PHP. At November 1997, release PHP/FI 2.0. At this release, implementation on C. On this release also figured extensions modules increasing ability of PHP/FI. In the year 1997, a company called Zend, rewrite PHP become more clean, quick and better. Then at June 1998 the company release new of PHP and give a name PHP 3.0. in the middle of the of 1999, Zend release PHP 4.0. PHP 4.0 is PHP version which at most weared. This version many weared because this versions can be use to build the web application are complex but remain to have a speed of high stabilities and processes. At June 2004, Zend release PHP 5.0. This version is recent version from PHP. In this version, core from PHP experience change of large. In this version also defined by new object-oriented programming model.


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