“Even though it has been available for more than three years, PHP remains one of the Internet’s best-kept secrets. It offers a clever approach to CGI programming that moves functionality from the more traditional cgi-bin directory of Perl scripts into an integrated environment where complex scripting code mingles with plain HTML. The acronym, PHP, has changed over the years. It once stood for ‘Personal Home Page,’ and has since evolved to ‘PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.’ More on that later.”