Rasmus Lerdorf
#9358 Overall Influence

Rasmus Lerdorf

Danish programmer and creator of PHP


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From Wikipedia

Rasmus Lerdorf is a Danish-Canadian programmer. He co-authored and inspired the PHP scripting language, authoring the first two versions of the language and participating in the development of later versions led by a group of developers including Jim Winstead , Stig Bakken, Shane Caraveo, Andi Gutmans, and Zeev Suraski. He continues to contribute to the project.

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University of Waterloo
University of Waterloo

Public research university in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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#606 World Rank
Computer Science
#3219 World Rank

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