The quick introduction to the PHP programming language
PHP is server side scripting language that allows the developers to generate the dynamic content for their website. The PHP stands for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor. The php program is simple text file with the .php or .php5 extensions. You can use any text editor to write the PHP code and then run on the PHP enabled server.
The PHP runs on the server side and then generates the dynamic content. PHP is most frequently used programming language for developing the dynamic websites.
PHP is used mostly on the Apache server. PHP has got powerful support for the MySQL database. MySQL is most used database with the PHP program. You can use other databases also to develop your website.
Importance of PHP:
In the next section we will see how we can install PHP on windows machine.
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