Gartner Research

PHP: Past, Present and Future

Published: 02 December 2009

ID: G00173184

Analyst(s): Mark Driver


Introduced in 1995, PHP has evolved and become a cornerstone of the Web. The velocity of PHP adoption will slow, but it will enjoy minor to moderate market share gains. The PHP corporate developer community will integrate the technology into internal IT software initiatives.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • PHP's Past
  • PHP's Present
  • PHP's Future
    • Strong Growth?
    • Rapid Decline?
    • Relative Market Share Plateau With Shifting Developer Profile?
  • Success Strategies

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