Welcome to PHP Tutorial - Introduction


PHP is a server-side scripting language that allows you to create dynamic websites that work with the database. PHP is very popular language and a great competitor of ASP. There are numerous popular websites that use PHP, for example:

WordPress | Facebook | Flicker | Yahoo | Wikipedia

As you know PHP is very popular and job oriented language, it is also very easy to learn. This PHP Tutorial is based on programming example so, all the theories are verified and explained with the help of PHP Script.

SHORT HISTORY OF PHP

PHP is originally created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994 and known as Personal Home Page. But now it is known as Hypertext PreProcessor.

VERSION OF PHP

VersionPublishedExpired
PHP 1.0/2.0/3.0/4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/
4.4/5.0/5.1/5.2/5.3/5.4/5.5
Status: Expired and Not Maintained
PHP 5.6 (Current Stable)28 August 201431 December 2018
PHP 6.xNot Released and abandoned
PHP 7.03 December 20153 December 2018
PHP 7.1 (Current Stable)1 December 20161 December 2019
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