PHP Tutorial

PHP is a server side scripting language and used for making dynamic and interactive Web pages. In this tutorial we provides in-depth knowledge of PHP scripting language. In this tutorial will help you to learn PHP scripting language with easy methods.

In this tutorial we will cover the all topics of PHP such as introduction, control statements, functions, array, string, file handling, form handling, regular expression, date and time, object-oriented programming in PHP.

What is PHP

PHP is an open-source, interpreted, and object-oriented scripting language that can be executed on the server-side. PHP programming language is best suited for web development. The php programming language widely used to make the web application it means applications that execute on server side and generat the dynamic web pages.

PHP was made by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994 but it will appeared in the market in 1995. 

PHP's latest version is 8.2 which is released on November 24, 2022.( Last Updated 19 March 2023 )

Some important points we must be noticed is given below.

  • PHP is an acronym for Hypertext Preprocessor.
  • PHP is an interpreted language, i.e., there is no need for compilation.
  • PHP is faster than ASP and JSP scripting languages.
  • PHP is a server-side scripting language, which is used to generate the dynamic content of the website.
  • PHP can be embedded into HTML.
  • PHP is an object-oriented language.
  • PHP is an open-source scripting language.
  • PHP is simple and easy to learn language.