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PHP, The Last True Open Source Language


Open Source is one of the most powerful human concepts that has come out of the computer revolution. It is one of the key drivers of innovation to this day, despite being a core concept of computing back in the days of when large room-sized computers roamed the land. PHP was born out of the concept and ideals of open source software and is one of the most prevalent languages still in regular use. Why is that? What is so important about Open Source Software, PHP, and how does it affect you as a developer? Let me tell you a story…