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What is PHP?

  • PHP Hypertext preprocessor is a general-purpose server-side scripting language originally designed for web development to make dynamic web pages.
  • PHP is a powerful tool for making dynamic and interactive Web pages.
  • PHP is open source code ,free to download .
  • What are the Pre-requisites to learn PHP ?
    Basic Knowldge of the following languages.
  • HTML
  • Java script
  • XHTML
  • What is a PHP File ?
  • PHP files have a file extension of ".php", ".php3", or ".phtml"
  • PHP file can have images,text,HTML tags.
  • Why use PHP for developing website?
  • Simple to learn, use and powerfull.
  • Php run on many platform (window,Linux etc)
  • Many open source project are avaliable that can be use or modify.
  • Where to Start?

    To start with PHP
  • Intstall Web Server (Apache).
  • Intstall PHP
  • Install Mysql
  • Download PHP for free here: http://www.php.net/downloads.php

    Download MySQL for free here: http://www.mysql.com/downloads/index.html

    Download Apache for free here: http://httpd.apache.org/download.cgi

    Download a nice text editor [Not required]

    http://www.editplus.com/download.html

     

    Most people would prefer to install a all-in-one solution:

    WampServer for Windows platform or Linux Includes :

    - Apache

    - MySQL

    - PHP