Friday, January 30, 2009

Geek Toy Friday - PHP

I know it really doesn't qualify as a "toy", but it's still a whole lot of fun. For those of you out there who aren't quite geeky enough to know what PHP is, it's the stuff behind what runs a good number of your favorite websites.

PHP is what is called a "server-side scripting language". It is what allows websites to interact with users in a dynamic manner. Without scripting, there would be no such thing as Facebook, MySpace, Google, Amazon, or really any other modern website.

So here's to PHP! And here are a few links to some sites where you can learn more about it, because quite frankly, there's more information out there than I can hope to cram into a blog entry...

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