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Let's Program Like It's 1999

As the web turns 30, Lee takes us back to its inflection point in 1999, with PHP and the LAMP stack, followed by a journey of the abstractions, syntax, and mental models that brought us here.

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We're gunna program like it's 1999
The mental model for building for the web largely hasn’t changed in the last 20 years, but we’ve incorporated complexity, richness, grown our community a thousand fold, and scaled to billions.