Chapter 14 Getting to Know PHP
What You’ll Learn in This Chapter:
Your First PHP Script
In this chapter you will find out what PHP is all about and see what it is able to do.
PHP is hugely popular, and rightly so. Even if you haven’t come across an existing user singing its praises, you’ve almost certainly used a website that runs on PHP. This chapter clarifies what PHP does, how it works, and what it is capable of.
PHP is a programming language that was designed for creating dynamic websites. It slots into your web server ...