PHP is a server side scripting language is used to make website dynamic and attractive Created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994. PHP is very easy to understand and use .Becasuse its a open source means not to take any license to use PHP . PHP works with many database but MySQLi is best for this. PHP named is "Personal Home Page" When its created. But Now Its named is "Hypertext Preprocessor" PHP is widely used free, and efficient alternative to competitors such as Microsoft's ASP. PHP growing very fast and many companies work with PHP platform like facebook, twitter, Linkdin etc.
Before you can write your first php script there is one thing you will need, You dont need to go out and buy one .Because we wont be spending any extra money.
We've give you some easier way to get run php script . We are going to be using some software called wampserver. This allow you to test your php scripts on
your own computer . it installs everything you need, if you have a windows pc . we wi explain how to get it installed in a moment, and where to get it from
Dont worry some tools to run php script fast and easy (1). WAPM Server (2). XAMPP Server is very good tools to installed everything.So thatyou can run php script offline. PHP server running on your Windows computer is to use a package called XAMPP and WAMP.
What you're doing here is getting the apache server up and running, so that you can run PHP scripts offline. Pay particular attention to where files are stored, and to the "localhost" address.
Because php is a server side scripting language so run the php on server side we need offline server so wampserver is a advantage to run offlline server because its a packages of apache IIS server, Mysqli Database and PHP . So there is no need to download everything in single.
Wamp server is a packages of Apache, PHP, MySQLi On Window user.
Click the link for Presentation as well as the link for download. The Presentation page show you how to install wampserver on windows.
To install wampserver go to www.wampserver.com/en
1. Go to download
2. Select Your Operating System (exapmle: 32 bits OR 4 bits).
3 Select Wampserver 32 bits or 64 bits and depand your operating systems.
4 After Click wampserver 32 bits for example open a popup window you can see warning message
Warning : You must install visual c++ 2010 SP1 Redistributable Package x86 or x64.
you can select depand your operating system.
if you have alreddy install visual c++ 2010 there is no need to download.
Why Should I use PHP ?.
1. Its free to download and use.
2. Most famous CMS are PHP based for Example:
and so on.
3. PHP is used on more than 244 million websites.
Top Websites Using PHP.
What Should you already know to earn PHP Language.
3. JQUERY(optional but will give you an advantage)
echo "My first PHP script!" ;
Result: My first PHP script!