The full-form of PHP, the most popular server-side scripting language, is “PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor”. It is a recursive backronym. I was originally called “Personal Home Page” by creator Rasmus Lerdorf.
Steve Jobs struck a deal with the venture capital division of Xerox by letting them invest $1 million in exchange for a look at the technologies and devices the company was working on at PARC. Jobs successfully imported the mouse, GUI and other technologies into Apple machines. [more...]