Rasmus Lerdorf

Rasmus Lerdorf



Rasmus Lerdorf is known for having gotten the PHP project off the ground in 1995 and has contributed to a number of other open source projects over the years. He was an infrastructure architect at Yahoo! for more than 7 years and joined Etsy in 2012. He was born in Greenland, grew up in Denmark and Canada and has a Systems Design engineering degree from the University of Waterloo. You can follow @rasmus on Twitter.


Coding and Dreaming – PHP in 2014

Significant performance improvements, generators, finally statement, the bundled opcache, variadics, constant scalar expressions and many other new and cool things are available in PHP 5.5 and in the upcoming 5.6 release. But what does it all mean? What are we building with our cool toys?

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