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What is PHP

  • It stands for Hypertext Preprocessor.
  • It is a widely-used, for open source scripting language
  • PHP scripts are executed on the server and result is sent to the browser .
  • PHP is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML.

PHP Features

There are following Features.

  • Simple
  • Faster
  • Open Source
  • Case Sensitive
  • Platform Independent
  • Security
  • Flexibility
  • Familiarity
  • Error Reporting
  • Loosely Typed Language
  • Real-Time Access Monitoring

Simple :- It is very simple and easy to use because use of HTML , CSS and JS Code .

Faster : It is faster than other language e.g. JSP and ASP.

Open Source :- You can download free.

Platform Independent :- PHP code will be run on every platform, Linux, Unix, Mac OS X, Windows.

Case Sensitive : At the time of variable declaration php are case sensitive, where user-defined functions are NOT case-sensitive.

Error Reporting :- error notice. have some predefined error .


PHP Install

To install in C:\ drive

  • WAMP for Windows
  • LAMP for Linux
  • MAMP for Mac
  • SAMP for Solaris
  • FAMP for FreeBSD
  • XAMPP

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