PHP is a server-side, HTML embeddedScripting language
provide instructions within HTML codeto generate dynamic content
C like syntax
Large number of function libraries (graphics capabilities, PDF,Cryptography, ...)
Easy integration of all popular at the momentDatabase systems (MySQL, Oracle, ODBC, ...)What can PHP do?
collect form data
generate dynamic page content
cookies to send / receive
protocols such as HTTP, POP3, ...Possible OOP
PHP code can be embedded directly into HTML page
Identification of PHP sections by special
("Code is lands"
can be located anywhere in the HTML)
<script Language="php">PHP code</ script>
<? php echo $ title>
</ title> ..
Hello World“ (1)<html><head><title>PHP Test</title></head><body><?php echo "Hello World<br>"; ?></body></html>