PHP is a recursive acronym for Hypertext Preprocessor. It is an open source scripting language used often in web development and can be embeded directly into HTML and other markup. PHP started life in 1994 by Rasmus Lerdorf who created a set of scripts written in Perl which he called “Personal Home Page Tools” to maintain his blog. PHP has matured into a full-blown, object-oriented scripting language.
Tumblr is one of the fastest growing, free blog services available and makes creating a blog type website extremely easy. But did you know you can attach your own domain name (ex. yoursite.com) to your Tumblr account? Tumblr’s website explains how this is done, but if you’re interested in seeing this with a little more […]
One of the most basic questions I’m asked by my first year students is how do you set up a website. I think this answer has changed a bit in recent years with the advancement of technology, but I still believe the basic idea is the same. The first thing you need to consider if […]