March 25th, 2005
The acronym "LAMP
" refers to a suite of technologies: Linux, Apache, MySQL, and either PHP, Python or Perl.
Extending this, NYPHP is primarily AMP (Apache, MySQL and PHP) based, which doesn't make assumptions about the operating system and clears language ambiguity. At the same time, however, our membership is fluent and diverse, with many different language, OS and architecture backgrounds.
In New York, variation is not only welcomed, but encouraged, allowing for new interactions, techniques and inevitably, innovation. We are not opposed to differing operating systems, web servers or databases, ranging from commercial to "free." Task suitability and quality are paramount.