INTRODUCTION OF PHP







Audience

This PHP tutorial is for beginners and professionals which provides deep knowledge of PHP scripting language. Our PHP tutorial will help you to learn PHP scripting language easily.
This PHP tutorial covers all the topics of PHP and also deal with some project so that you can apply all logic you have learned from this tutorial to develop your own project.

What is PHP?

PHP is server-side scripting language which is used to develop a web application and can also be embedded in HTML. PHP also has support for many servers such as Apache, IIs etc. PHP provides a choice of using procedural programming or object-oriented programming (OOP) or a both in a single project.

PHP are used in three main area

  • Server-side scripting: PHP is used for server-side scripting for this we required three things to make this work: PHP parser(CGI or server module), web browser and web server. we need to run the web server(like Apache,IIS) with connected PHP installation. and we can access the PHP program output from the browser.

  • Command line scripting: PHP is used in command line scripting area where we can run PHP script without running the server or browser .we only need the parser to run the script.

  • Writing desktop applications:PHP is also used for writing the desktop application for this we need PHP-GTK to write such programs. For creating desktop application programmer must have good knowledge of advanced PHP.

Prerequisites

Before learning PHP, you must have the basic knowledge of HTML for core PHP and must have basic knowledge of database for learning advanced PHP.

Problems

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