Chapter 1. Basic PHP Development
IN THIS CHAPTER
PHP represents a powerful Web-scripting language that has continued to grow since the release of PHP 3 in 1997. From a development standpoint, PHP supports such an incredible range of Internet technologies that it has become the favorite Web-scripting language on the Internet today. This chapter is designed to bring you up to speed with the fundamentals of PHP development, as well as lay the foundation for the remainder of this book. I'll be starting with the bare bones of PHP development and working my way through to some of the more complex fundamental aspects of PHP.