Things to know about PHP programming
PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor – originally Personal Home Page Tool) is a scripting language with a syntax similar to C and Perl. The programming language PHP is mainly used to create dynamic websites and web applications. PHP is characterized by its broad database support and is used today on almost all web servers.
PHP application areas
The programming language PHP, which has existed for over 20 years, is a free development that is used in over 200 million websites. PHP is used as a web-based framework to generate images, flash animations or PDF files, to collect form data or to apply databases. Furthermore, well-known content management systems such as Joomla, TYPO3, WordPress or Contao are based on PHP. PHP programming is also used for writing desktop applications, online shops, guest books and dedicated hosting applications.
Typing the scripting language