PHP is the recursive acronym that probably means to confuse the masses. PHP stands for Hypertext Preprocessor which allows your website to be dynamic.
PHP is completely server-side scripting language. PHP is very flexible and easy to learn those who have knowledge of programming languages like (C, Java, Perl), it will be very easy to learn so.
If you don’t have the knowledge of C or Java it will be a little bit difficult but not impossible to learn so you don’t have to worry about PHP. PHP is mostly used to enhance web pages, with PHP you can make login forms you can create username and password you can check details from a form, create forums and many more things.
What You Need?
- First of all, you need to install server on your computer to run PHP script locally. The server means Apache server. You can install apache officially through www.apache.org or you can download wampp application from www.wampserver.com, If still you can’t find better then you can use one of the popular application called XAMPP, inside xampp you can find Apache Server, MySQL, Filezilla, Tomcat, Mercury servers.
- If you are on MAC then visit www.mamp.info and you will get application and download and install on your MAC.
|Hypertext Preprocessor : LOCALHOST/FILENAME.PHP|