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PHP is a scripting language developed in 1994. The PHP code is executed on the Web server and the browser will only see the result as an HTML page. With PHP it is possible to display information from a database and calculations etc. To do. With the advent of PHP3 (1998) It has got a new meaning: PHP: Hypertext preprocessor. In the use seems PHP on C but also has similarities with Perl, Python, Ruby and ASP. With the latest versions of PHP It is also possible to program object-oriented besides Functiegeoriënteerd programming. The big advantage of PHP is that it is open source, and easy to learn.