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PHP is a server side programming language to develop dynamic application. That's idea behind PHP being able to do some easy programming on the web server, creating everything from online databases to guest books, from customer schedulers to chat rooms, from file uploading tools to shopping cart. It's all with PHP. Latest version of php is PHP 5.6.14 released on 1 October 2015


PHP History

PHP stands for Hypertext preprocessor, it was invented by Mr. Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994. PHP got such a good reputation that by 1995 it was available for use by other people. PHP at that time called Personal Home Page or personal Home Page Tools.

Example:

	<?php
	
		echo "Hello world";
	
	?>
						
PHP Open Source

SoftwareDefinition
wamp [Download]It's free open source application tool for php, apache and mysql database for window operating system. It is created by Mr. Romain Bourdon.
lamp [Download]Lamp is open source web development tool for php, apache and mysql on linux operating system.

It is basically open source technology. PHP runs on various Operating Systems like Window, Linux, and Mac etc. PHP has also support for most of the web servers today. This includes Apache, IIS and many others. PHP also support procedural programming or Object Oriented Programming called Oops.

Installation and Configuration