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(Personal Home Page) Hypertext Preprocessor. A server-side scripting language easilly competent to ASP or JSP. Avalaible on nearly every platform and server, PHP has been embraced by veteran programmers and (unfortunately) newbies alike as the programming language of choice for ad-hoc web processing.

Draws it's syntax structure mainly from c++ and perl, but has roots in java and sed as well.

Often heralded as "better than perl" by newbie code monkeys who've neither used perl nor have any idea that perl's scope of usability far exceeds that of PHP's, (which is reallistically limited to that of processing HTML and interfacing with databases). Ironically, the legions of newbies who are self-proclaimed "php mastaz" have no idea that PHP is frequently trampled in benchmark tests for Common Gateway Interface (CGI) and Database Interface (DBI) by languages like C, C++, Perl, Sed/Awk, and Python.

However, PHP is still the fastest ad-hoc server processing language out (and of course smashes A$P)
"The true power of PHP lies in integration with Perl and C, not in competition"
by Sgt.Bitterpants November 17, 2003

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A set of scripts and graphical front-ends for UNIX platforms that allows communication and resource sharing in a Windows NT networking environment. Open source and pioneer of the SMB/CIF protocol, Samba has made UNIX/Windows integration a reallity.
"I just installed Samba 2.1 on my BSD Machine. Now I can print from my BSD tower to my XP machine's printer"
by Sgt.Bitterpants September 20, 2003

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