PHP is a programming language most widely used by web developers. It is a general-purpose scripting language that can also be embedded in HTML. It is a recursive acronym for “PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor”. It can create and manage dynamic contents to interact with the database, tracking the sessions and also building a complete e-commerce websites.
PHP was started as a small open source project and gradually it was developed by many specialists as they found out its usefulness in wider aspects. PHP can be integrated with many databases like Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase, and Informix. Along with MySQL server, we can get set of huge results for very complex queries in record-setting time
PHP also supports major protocols like POP3, LDAP and IMAP etc. in large scale. Java and distributed object architectures (COM and CORBA) are also supported in PHP4. This opens up the possibility of entire development altogether.
In addition PHP is useful in many other ways:-
Because of its huge usefulness PHP is gaining popularity among the web developers. It is very easy to learn PHP as well, as its syntex is very much similar to the C-language. Softcrayons provides full fledged PHP training to give the web developers a competitive edge. Advantages of taking a PHP training program in Softcrayons are: