Presented by: Aruna Rebba

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What is PHP?
PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor is an open – source, reflective programming language. Originally designed as a high level scripting language for producing dynamic web pages. Used mainly in server side application software.

History of PHP
• First version of PHP – designed by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994 as a set of Web Publishing macros. • Next release of PHP 3 launched in June 1998. • In May 2000 – PHP 4 powered by Zend Engine 1.0 was released. • In July 2004 – PHP 5 was released powered by Zend Engine II.

Why PHP?
• PHP runs on different platforms like Linux, Windows, Unix. • PHP is compatible with almost all servers used today like apache. • PHP is easy to learn and runs efficiently on the server side.

• PHP Primary acts as a filter which takes a file containing text and special PHP instructions and converts it to another form for display. <?php Echo ‘Hello, World!’; ?> Out put: Hello, World!

Data Types
 Integer  Double  String  Boolean  Object  Array

 PHP generally runs on a web server, taking PHP Code as its input and creating web pages as output.  It can be used with a large number of relational database management systems.  Runs on all of the most popular web servers and is available for many different operating systems.  It provides a command line interface as well as bindings to GUI libraries.

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