What is “Hello World”

“Hello world.”

Reportedly first used at Bell Laboratories, this phrase has become the geek equivalent of Lorem ipsum for graphic designers. Need to test that a program that outputs text? Chances are the placeholder text used will be Hello world. Check out this Wikipedia entry for more information.

When you first create a blog on WordPress, a new post called “Hello World” is automatically created. It also generates one comment. You do not have to keep this post or comment; feel free to re-use or delete them.

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