Tuesday, November 10, 2009

PHP Founder Rasmus Lerdorf Leaves Yahoo

PHP Founder Rasmus Lerdorf Leaves Yahoo - washingtonpost.com: "PHP founder Rasmus Lerdorf has left his long-held position at Yahoo, according to his Twitter account. Lerdorf joined Yahoo in 2002 and has worked for the company as an engineer since. Lerdorf is most notable for creating the original PHP engine, and for being a notable open source developer, speaker and author. Lerdorf developed PHP in 1995 after building up a collection of C macros that he was using in web application development. The original meaning of the anagram is 'Personal HomePage', and the language and environment are still the most popular in use on the web today."