The very first graduate student of Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web. He is noted for his contributions to the development of the world’s first web server (CERN httpd), authoring the HyperText Transfer Protocol specification, creating the Arena web browser with Håkon Wium Lie and more.
PHP, server-side scripting language, was created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1995 to manage his personal web site. Hence, he had called his creation, Personal Home Page. [more...]