Cart is empty
SnelServer.com More

What you need to know about PHP

09/11/2012 | Internet hosting |

If you're looking to build a high-quality website, the first decision you need to make is what tool you are going to use to develop your domain before you can start looking at dedicated servers to host your domain. One of the most popular tools for web development is the PHP server-side scripting language. While this is a general purpose tool that can be used for a variety of solutions, such as developing desktop applications, it is especially well-suited for creating advanced web pages.
 

Created in 1995 by Danish programmer Rasmus Lerdorf, PHP originally stood for Personal Home Page, though the PHP Group that manages the language now describes PHP as a recursive acronym standing for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor. Since first being released, there have been five main versions of the software, with a sixth planned for release in the future. The latest updates - PHP 5.4.6 and PHP 5.3.16 - were released on August 16th and fix over 20 bugs. The scripting language is open source and freely available, while the features of PHP are claimed to be suitable for any user. The PHP Group states on its website: "The best things in using PHP are that it is extremely simple for a newcomer, but offers many advanced features for a professional programmer."
 

What makes PHP stand out from client-side languages such as JavaScript is that all the code is executed on the server. This enables an owner to limit access to the underlying source code of a website. PHP can be used on all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Linux and many variants of Unix, while it also has support for the majority of web server software, such as Apache and IIS. "With PHP, you have the freedom of choosing an operating system and a web server. Furthermore, you also have the choice of using procedural programming or object oriented programming, or a mixture of them both," the PHP Group states.







Here are 4 out of 12 reasons why you should choose SnelServer.com

Instant setup

SnelServer.com is a professional hosting provider with a no-nonsense mentality. We are one of the few hosting providers that actually offer affordable dedicated servers with instant setup. Therefore, there is no need to wait hours or even days to host your IT environment. Our dedicated servers enable you to create a fast and reliable hosting environment within a few minutes. Save time and money by getting our dedicated servers with instant setup and enjoy our servers with robust performance.

No contracts

SnelServer.com requires no contracts because we are confident that you will enjoy our flexible, fast and high performance servers which are completely dedicated to your needs. Hence, we have no obligations; you can cancel your dedicated server simply by not renewing it. This means your server will automatically expire on its expiry date. We only want you to stay because you are satisfied, not because a contract requires you to.

Application Programming Interface (API)

SnelServer.com provides a reliable and easy to implement Application Programming interface (API). Our API allows you to integrate our control panel seamlessly into your own systems. By integrating our control panel you can resell our dedicated servers under your own private brand at prices you want. We allow you to use our infrastructure and at the same time you will have a total control in providing support to your own customers. Get started on integrating our powerful API in to your business and earn money easily.

Enterprise servers

Here at Snel.com we are not using desktop machines but only the best servers from Supermicro and Dell which are designed to give you the best performance and to provide energy and space efficiency. Supermicro provides innovative and first-to market technologies and their motherboards are quality-built to maximize customer satisfaction. And Dell servers are built to accelerate performance and expandability but also to increase productivity. Our Dell servers perfectly meet to the most common requests and requirements of our customers.

VIEW MORE