PHP is currently one of the most popular server-side,
HTML-embedded scripting language on the Web. It's specifically
designed for Web site creation and is frequently being used to
replace the functionality created by Perl to write CGI scripts.
PHP's popularity and easier-to-learn appeal has spawned a new breed
of programmer, those who are only familiar with and only use
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