PHP Tutorial

Lets learn PHP and create own dynamic web application

Learn PHP in one week

PHP is easy to learn open-source, server-side scripting language. you can Learn PHP within a week and create own dynamic website and web portal.

What is PHP

  • PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.
  • It was created by Rasmus Lerdorf.
  • The first version of PHP came in 1994.
  • PHP is an easy to learn server-side, open-source, scripting language.
  • It is used for making a dynamic website & Web portal.
  • PHP files have the extension “.php”

Along with PHP, We will learn:

  • Mysql database
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • And Bootstrap

And we will create a mini-project.

Because PHP is a server-side scripting language so it needs an environment to execute its code. Hence we have to install its setup for learning to code.

Software requirement for learning PHP:

Please install any one setup from the below list.

  • XAMPP: x-os(cross-operating system) Apache Mysql PHP Perl.
  • WAMP: Microsoft window o/s, Apache Mysql PHP. This is only for windows operating system.
  • LAMP: Linux Operating System Apache Mysql PHP. This is only for the Linux operating system.
  • MAMP: Mac os Apache Mysql PHP. This is for Mac operating system.

Links to download the above setup.

To download and install LAMP Server
http://csg.sph.umich.edu/abecasis/LAMP/download/
https://bitnami.com/stack/lamp/installer

To download and install MAMP Server
https://www.mamp.info/en/downloads/

To download and install XAMPP Server
https://www.apachefriends.org/download.html

Free PHP Code Editors

Dear Friends, Code editors help us to write code easily & fast. Code editors provide shortcuts & auto-complete features to complete our code which helps us to complete our code quickly. So please install any one software setup in your laptop/desktop to start coding.

About the author

Dinesh Sharma

I have worked on many CMS & Frameworks of PHP & I love to share my knowledge of what I am learning every day.

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