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Transcript of Rasmus Lerdoft
He is best known for creating the PHP scripting language in 1995, authoring the first two versions of the language and participating in the development of later versions led by a group of developers including Jim Winstead, StigBakken, Shane Caraveo, AndiGutmans and ZeevSuraski. He continues to contribute to the project. Notable Career September 2002 to 6 November 2009 he was employed by Yahoo! Inc. as an Infrastructure Architecture Engineer. In 2010, he joined WePay in order to develop their API.
On 22 February 2012 he announced on Twitter that he had joined Etsy. " Quote " Ugly problems often require ugly solutions. Solving an ugly problem in a pure manner is bloody hard.
I actually hate programming, but I love solving problems.
PHP is about as exciting as your toothbrush. You use it every day, it does the job, it is a simple tool, so what? Who would want to read about toothbrushes?
I did not develop the PHP we know today. Dozens, if not hundreds of people, developed PHP. I was simply the first developer. Impression His goal is to work on things that matter. Things that touch peoples' lives for the better.
He has a simple life. He said "I don't have a cell phone "
He is generous, he loves to develop Open Source software. Early Life and Education His family moved to Canada in 1980, and moved to King City in 1983. He graduated from King City Secondary School in 1988, and in 1993 he graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Systems Design Engineering. He contributed to the Apache HTTP Server and he added the LIMIT clause to the MiniSQL (mSQL) DBMS. The LIMIT clause was later adapted by several other DBMS. Experience Original author of the PHP scripting language
MySQL Advisor (until their sale to Oracle)
ActiveState Advisory board member (disbanded after sale to Sophos)
GreatBridge Advisory board member (Company went under)
Apache Software Foundation board of directors in 2000
Apache HTTP Server Core Development Team member
Frequent speaker on PHP, and Open Source at conferences, universities and user groups around the world Award In 2003, he was named to the MIT Technology Review TR100 as one of the top 100 innovators in the world under the age of 35.
http://www2.technologyreview.com/tr35/ ?year=2003 credit: www.lerdorf.com,
www.wikipedia.org, www.wikiquote.org About PHP PHP is a server-side scripting language designed for web development. PHP is now installed on more than 200 million websites and 2 million web servers.
PHP code is interpreted by a web server with a PHP processor module which generates the resulting web page: PHP commands can be embedded directly into an HTML source document rather than calling an external file to process data. Created by Group 4 5530571821 Sakonporn Noree
5531060621 Methaphan Rungponganan
5530346021 Punjaporn Songtirapunya
5530651321 Ittisut Hirantiaranakul