What is PHP?

Rasmus Lerdorf is known as the father of PHP and development of PHP started in 1994 for their own Personal Home Page (PHP) and they released (PHP) FI (Forms Interpreter) version 1.0 on 8 June 1995 publicly. But in 1997 two Israeli developers named Zeev Suraski and Andi Gutmans rewrote the parser that formed the base of PHP 3 and then changed the language’s name to the PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.

PHP is a server side scripting language  used for web applications. PHP is an open source programming language. PHP has many frameworks and cms for creating websites or web application.  Sites in CMS is easy to create even a non technical person can create sites. WordPress, osCommerce, joomla are the famous CMS of php. It is also an object oriented programming language like java,C-sharp etc.It is very easy for learning. Php is most popular language nowadays.

The main uses of PHP language are as follow:

  1. It is used to generate dynamic page content.
  2. User can create, open, read, write and close files on server through PHP languages.
  3. User can collect form data through PHP language.
  4. User can send and receive cookies with PHP language.
  5. User can add, modify and delete data in database through PHP language.

Rasmus Lerdorf is known as the father of PHP and development of PHP started in 1994 for their own Personal Home Page (PHP) and they released (PHP) FI (Forms Interpreter) version 1.0 on 8 June 1995 publicly. But in 1997 two Israeli developers named Zeev Suraski and Andi Gutmans rewrote the parser that formed the base of PHP 3 and then changed the language’s name to the PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.

PHP is a server side scripting language  used for web applications. PHP is an open source programming language. PHP has many frameworks and cms for creating websites or web application.  Sites in CMS is easy to create even a non technical person can create sites. WordPress, osCommerce, joomla are the famous CMS of php. It is also an object oriented programming language like java,C-sharp etc.It is very easy for learning. Php is most popular language nowadays.

The main uses of PHP language are as follow:

  1. PHP language is used to generate dynamic page content.
  2. Through PHP language user can create, open, read, write, and close files on the server.
  3. User can collect form data through PHP language.
  4. You can send and receive cookies with the help of PHP language.
  5. User can add, delete and modify data in your database through PHP language.

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