PHP Programming: Journey from Procedural to Serverless in 25 years

Abdul Jaleel Kavungal
4 min readJun 13, 2020

PHP has been around for almost as long as the Web. 25 years! Rasmus Lerdorf introduced PHP to the world as “Personal Home Page” tools, initially designed to replace a set of Perl scripts to maintain his Personal Home Pages.

PHP has set an unbeatable standard of global acceptance. Statistically, some about 20 million websites and one million web servers are using this popular programming language. Wordpress Homepage says 31% of the internet still runs PHP based WordPress. PHP is still dominant in the CMS space and is…

Abdul Jaleel Kavungal

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