Chapter 14 Getting to Know PHP

What You’ll Learn in This Chapter:

Image PHP Basics

Image 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 Basics

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 ...

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