<?php echo "PHP is a programming language"; ?>
PHP is a programming language for the web. About 80% of the web runs on PHP, this website is included. What you see above is a simple PHP script to output the text “PHP is a programming language” to your screen (without the quotes, those are delimiters)
If you want to see more complex examples:
SaMauto runs a Content Management System (CMS) called WordPress.
PHP can be used for a plethora of use-cases.
You can build a REST API (with the help of a Framework like Laravel or Symfony)
It can run your blog (WordPress or Bolt)
Dave has well over a decade of PHP experience. PHP changed the web, it enabled anyone.
Content Management Systems
- Cake PHP (sometimes considered a framework)
IDE’s (Integrated development environment)
- Atom (Extensible text editor)
- PHPStorm (Full IDE)
- Eclipse (Full IDE)
- Notepad++ (Text editor)