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Objects and PHP: A brief evolutionary history


Objects were not a part of PHP in its earlier form. They weren’t even planned to be. PHP’s developers describe it as an afterthought. Objects made their first presence in PHP 3. PHP 3 was a complete rewrite of PHP 2 (then called PHP/FI 2.0). Here is how it happened: PHP/FI 2.0 (Personal Homepage Tools/Form … Continue reading

Setting up a PHP development environment


Before we begin talking about PHP, let us setup the environment we’ll be working in. What I mean by that is we’ll install all the necessary software that is required to run PHP and make it easier for us to develop PHP applications. So, what do we need to begin developing PHP applications? Operating System … Continue reading