CHAPTER 1

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An Introduction to PHP 7

PHP is a popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development. Fast, flexible, and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular web sites in the world.”

www.php.net

Chapter Objectives/Student Learning Outcomes

After completing this chapter, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the differences between LAMP, WAMP, and MAMP
  • Successfully install a version of LAMP, WAMP, or MAMP
  • Search the Internet for troubleshooting problems
  • Explain the difference between a programming language and a scripting language
  • Create an error-free simple PHP program

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