What is PHP?

PHP is a general-purpose programming language created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994. Originally designed to facilitate building web pages with dynamic components, PHP has seen many changes and improvements since its first release. These changes, along with the rise in popularity of WordPress, a free and open-source content management system written in PHP, have helped it become one of the most popular programming languages for the web. Continue reading “What is PHP?”

What is APT?

Advanced Package Tool, more commonly known as APT, is a collection of tools used to install, update, remove, and otherwise manage software packages on Debian and its derivative operating systems, including Ubuntu and Linux Mint. APT works through the use of repositories, or special directories that hold collections of software packages. Continue reading “What is APT?”