In this short but very meaningful tutorial i will tell you about PHP programming language that is being used widely for creating websites.PHP is a programming language use to create dynamic web application. PHP is a server side language, it means its scripts are executed on server.
Advantages of php over different server side languages .
- php is a open source language.
- php interacts with almost all databases, no matter whether you are using MS ACCESS, ORACLE, MYSQL or any other database.
- php can be used with any server, no matter whether you are using IIS or Apache.
- php is free to use and download.
- php Syntax is quite easy.
- php code runs and work effeciently on all platforms no matter whether it is windows, linux, unix etc.
- php file extension is always .php
- php file can contain html code inside it.
- php file always return to the browser in the form of plain html since it is a server side language so its code is executed at server.