What is PHP ?


Posted On: Apr 15, 2024


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  •  devquora
    Answered by devquora
    • PHP (recursive acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML.

      Source http://php.net

    • PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (or simply PHP) is a server-side scripting language designed for Web development, but also used as a general-purpose programming language. It was originally created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994, the PHP reference implementation is now produced by The PHP Group. PHP originally stood for Personal Home Page, but it now stands for the recursive initialism PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.

      Source wikipedia.org

    • PHP Language or Hypertext Preprocessor is a highly popular server-side scripting language. It is very flexible and has a lot of innovative features. It is the fastest resource available for creating database–enabled dynamic websites. All the features and updates of PHP are available free of cost.

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  •  devquora
    Answered by Anil Singh

    PHP stands for PHP: Hypertext Pre-processor. It is a server scripting language, which uses for making dynamic and interactive Web pages. It is a widely-used, free to use and easy to learn. It is major influenced by Perl and somewhat by C, C++ and Java. It has functionality to run on cross platform as Unix, Linux or Windows and other 32-bit or 64-bit operating system. After the release of PHP 5.3 version in 2008, many major improvements implemented in PHP to meet modern world technique like as Oops (Object-oriented programming) and MVC (Model View Controller).

  •  devquora
    Answered by Farheen

    Hypertext Pre-processor, which is abbreviated as PHP, is an open-source general-purpose scripting language, which is particularly used for web development and can be easily integrated into HTML.

    PHP is very simple to use and thus is very helpful for newcomers, however, it also comes with many advanced features as well. For this reason, PHP is also used by many professional programmers too.

  •  devquora
    Answered by Anug Verma

    Rasmus Lerdorf unleashed the first version of PHP way back in 1994. It can be integrated with a number of popular databases, including MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, Sybase, Informix, and Microsoft SQL Server.

    PHP is a server-side scripting language. that is used to develop Static websites or Dynamic websites or Web applications. PHP stands for Hypertext Pre-processor, which earlier stood for Personal Home Pages.

    Below are a few advantages of PHP

    • Easy and simple to learn
    • Extremely flexible.
    • Easy integration and compatibility.
    • Efficient performance.
    • Cost-efficient development
    • Gives web developers more control.

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