why learn php
PHP is server side scripting language implemented by rasmus lerdorf in 1994 using C and perl softwares.
Using PHP, we can develop dynamic web pages.
Rasmus lerdary implemented PHP 1.0 too track total no of visitors in his server.
PHP stands for personal home page . It also has alias name hypertext preprocessor.
PHP is cross platform i.e. it support any type of operating system . example window , Linux etc.
PHP is cross database i.e., it supports any type of database server example :- MYSql, SQL server , etc.
It is providing built in libraries to connect with MYSQL data base .
PHP is croos web server, it server, it supports IIS , apache , Tomcat. Etc.
PHP is open source software.
PHP is very simple to develop logic.
Execution of PHP is very fast example facebook, because of zend engine .
PHP 5.0 is supporting no of object oriented programming concepts.
PHP supports different types of content management . system software, Joomla, drupal, wordpress, etc .
These software provides pre-implemented logic to develop websites or web applications.
Zend organization is maintaining PHP , they introduces no of tools and editors to work with PHP.
PHP support different types of editors to develop program or application. We can also use light weight editors example Notepad, edit+ , notepad++ etc.
PHP supports different types of security functionalities to apply security to application.
Example :- one way , encryption, two-way encryption, authentication etc.
Web server is a software used to run web applications , Main function of sends is to handle request from client and sends response to client.
Example :- IIS , Apache, Tomcat , etc.
It is a software used to open web pages from server.
example :- firfox, chrome , etc.
- If any script executes with web server , it comes under server-side script.
- This script runs in server and output is loading into browser. Example – PHP, ASP, etc.
PHP is loosely typed language so that there is no need to provide data types at the time of variable declarations.
Variables names in PHP should start with “$” symbol.
PHP is case sensitive in variables point of view and case insensitive in functions point of view.
Every statement in PHP should be terminated with ‘;’.
PHP file extension should be PHP.
PHP script , we should place with in the script declaration style tags.
No of open source software’s are available to install , PHP , Mysql and apache ,
they are :..
- Stands for Linux apache Mysql PHP .
- Supports only Linux , OS, and downloads apache, MySql and PHP softwares.
- Stands for windows , Apache , Mysql , PHP .
- Supports only windows OS.
- Stands for vross OS , Apache , Mysql, PHP and perl
- Support all OS.
- Xampp is available with different versions 1.x,2.x,;;;;;etx.
XAMPP Control Panel
By using Xampp control panel, we can start apache MySql, data base servers after installation of xampp, xampp control panel short out icon will appear on screen(desktop).
After installation of Xampp software we can find out xampp folder in directory location. It contains no of subfolder and configuration settings.
It is root directory of apache server . all PHP program should be saved at this location only.
php initialsation is a configuration setting file of php available in
It is apache server configuration setting file available in xampp/apache/conf folder.
Temporary memory location of apache server. Uploaded files and configuration setting of session are available at this location.
Php my admin
it ia an IDE to work with Mysql data base .It is available with xampp installation.