What is PHP

In this article I am going to explain What is PHP.
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Define By PHP

  • If we want read a PHP, we should have a basic knowledge in HTML/XHTML and JavaScript.

  • PHP is a short format (Hypertext Preprocessor).

  • PHP is a server-side scripting language, like ASP.

  • PHP scripts are created on the server.

  • PHP support (MySQL, Informix, Oracle, Sybase, Solid, PostgreSQL, Generic ODBC, etc.)

  • PHP is use to free download, and it is a open source software.

  • HTML tag and scripts are used to contain text in PHP.

  • PHP are also return to the browser as HTML.

  • PHP files have a file extension of ".php", ".php3", or ".phtml".

Define By MySQL

  • MySQL is a database server, and it support standard SQL.

  • MySQL is Ideal for Small and large application.

  • MySQL is use to free download.

PHP with MySQL

  • PHP combined with MySQL are cross-platform (we can develop in window and server Unix platform).

Why use PHP

  • It is use different platform (Windows, Linux, Unix).

  • PHP is used all server like(Apache, Wamp, Xampp, IIS).

  • PHP is use to free download, and it is a open source software.

How to Start PHP?

  • First we install Apache on our server and install PHP, and MySQL.

  • Or find a web hosting plan with PHP and MySQL support.

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