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PHP beginning, Begin with the PHP programming language
Posted on: August 31, 2009 at 12:00 AM
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In this PHP beginning tutorial series we will explain you how you can start with the PHP. You will learn how to download and install PHP on your development computer.

The PHP beginning tutorials will first introduce you with the PHP programming language. After that we will show you how you can setup the PHP environment for the development and then finally we will develop the PHP examples.

We prefer the windows system as it is easy to get started. But if you have Linux system with pre-installed php then you can also use the Linux machine for learning the PHP.

In the PHP beginning guide you will learn everything to get started with the PHP programming in shortest possible time. So, let's get started with our PHP beginning tutorials.

 

PHP Introduction
In this section we will quickly introduce you with the PHP programming language.
 
PHP Benefits - The benefits of PHP programming language.
In this section we will see the Benefits of PHP.
 
PHP 5.0. Installation, Installing PHP
In this section we will Install PHP for developing our example applications.
 
How to Install WAMP Server on XP and Windows
Learn how to install and configure WAMP Server on Windows XP and other windows os.
 
PHP Hello World
PHP stands for Hypertext preprocessor. PHP has one of the most popular language among the developers. It is a server side scripting language, PHP supports most of the server such as MySQL, Informix, Oracle, Sybase, Solid, PostgreSQL and soon.
 
PHP MySQL Introduction
The combination of both PHP and MySQL are used to develop or create dynamic and interactive website. MySQL is supported, distributed and developed by MySQL AB.
 
What is a database?
A database is a collection of information that integrated logically different types of files and records together in a common place. It is organized in a manner that anyone can be accessed, managed and updated easily.
 
Why would we want a Database?
Most of the beginners are asking this question why do we need database in our application or program. They don't know how useful the database is, when you are making a dynamic website. It provides the variety things when it interacts with the PHP or other scripting language.
 
What do we need in PHP Database
We need three things that execute the PHP scripts and MySQL database. The first one is the server, it is either on your computer or you host it. I recommend you to use Apache server, it is free and also nicely conjunction with PHP and MySQL.
 
Setting up the database in PHP
In this chapter, we will tell you how to create a database and tables in MySQL and also how to implement into PHP. Before writing the database scripts in PHP, we should have a database to insert the information into and read it from.
 
Displaying Database information on the browser.
Up to now, we learned how to create database and insert information in the database. In this tutorial, I will show you how to insert the information by using form on a website.
 
Setting up Database with the help of PHP Scripts.
With the help of PHP Scripts, we can also create database, table as well as insert the information. As we discussed in the last tutorial that MySQL has its own standard set up to create database which is contained tables.
 
Setting up Database with the help of PHP Scripts.
With the help of PHP Scripts, we can also create database, table as well as insert the information. As we discussed in the last tutorial that MySQL has its own standard set up to create database which is contained tables.
 
Displaying Database using PHP
Till now, we have done the creation part of database and table. In this tutorial, I will show you how to insert the information by using form on a website with the help of PHP Script.
 
PHP Form Part-1
In this tutorial, we will learn how to deal with Html Form, JavaScript Validation, MySQL Database and PHP Scripts. We divided this tutorial into several parts, so we can explain you one by one.
 
PHP Form Part-2
The action attribute is very important when you will make a website. The attribute action tells that " where do you want the form sent?". If you will not mention the action attribute in your form then your form information will not get anywhere and you will lost the information.
 
PHP HTML Form Method Attribute
The second attribute in the form tag is Method. With the help of Method attribute, we can tell the browser that how the form information should be sent. Let's see how we used in our form :
 
PHP HTML Form Submit Button
The another part which is important to covered that is HTML Form Submit button. If you are following all the previous parts of the tutorial then our Html form has covered the action and method attribute. So, here we are going to implement these attributes into our form, in which user has entered the information into a text box.
 
PHP Form Part-5
In the previous parts of this tutorial, we covered form attributes, input type attributes and Submit button attributes. Now, this is the time to use all these properties into one form and gets the information that we are inserting into the textbox.
 
PHP Form Part-6 - How to Deals with Text Boxs
In the previous part of HTML FORM tutorial, we learned how to deal with text box. In this part of the tutorial we will learn how to deal with radio buttons. A radio button does not give the choice to the users to select multiple option. It restrict the user to having only one choice. We are going to use the radio button in the previous tutorial coding.
 
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Posted on: August 31, 2009

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