In the last of the three installation-related chapters, you will acquire, install, and configure PHP and make some basic changes to your Apache installation. In this chapter, you will learn
How to install PHP
How to test your PHP installation
How to find help when things go wrong
The basics of the PHP language
The installation instructions in this chapter refer to PHP version 5.0.2, which is the current version of the software.
If you are already using PHP 4.3.x in a production environment, or you wish to stay with the 4.3.x development tree until version 5.0.x has more release time under its belt, the installation is almost exactly the same. Just substitute the appropriate ...