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Happy Birthday to PHP

Post icon  Posted 11 June 2015 - 02:39 PM

We're a few days late, hopefully that doesn't hurt PHP's feelings. There's still another year to go until it can legally drink alcohol in the US, but it turned 20 on the 8th.

http://www.infoworld...powerhouse.html

The original announcement from Rasmus Lerdorf:

https://groups.googl...7A/M9FkTUVDfcwJ

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Re: Happy Birthday to PHP

Posted 11 June 2015 - 02:43 PM

So sad... washed up before it's out of its teens. Poor thing, it never really had a chance.
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Re: Happy Birthday to PHP

Posted 11 June 2015 - 02:43 PM

From that article..

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Rasmus Lerdorf reflected, “Did I think I’d be here 20 years later talking about this silly little project I did? No, I didn’t.”

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Re: Happy Birthday to PHP

Posted 11 June 2015 - 03:16 PM

Has anyone seen this elePHPant before? I've never seen it, the docs don't use it:

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It is PHP's Mascot supposedly(?). Maybe just in France..

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Re: Happy Birthday to PHP

Posted 11 June 2015 - 05:23 PM

Anyone who's been to a PHP conference has seen it. I have a plush green Zend elephant on my desk, remarkably similar to this one:

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Re: Happy Birthday to PHP

Posted 16 June 2015 - 01:37 AM

I've seen an animated gif of it before on the manual, but it isn't there very often: Posted Image

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