PHP Hypertext Preprocessor is a tool for making dynamic websites with embedded code in HTML-pages. It is widely used and has many useful features like good database connectivity. The PHP tips section has useful information for php coders.
Simple PHP code embedded in HTML.
<html> <body> <?php echo "Hello World!"; ?> </body> </html>
Configuring PHP is done in the file php.ini. Its location depends on distribution and version. For example for SUSE Linux 11.2, there is one /etc/php5/cli/php.ini for the command line interface and a /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini for the web Server.
- Scripting languages section
- PHP official website
- Wikipedia's PHP page
- Experiences of using PHP in large websites
- PHPBuilder.com -- Some of the content is a bit dated as the site is more than 5 years old. There is a lot of solid code here though.
- DevShed's PHP Section -- This site has a little bit of everything. They have a full section devoted PHP, along with MySQL, Perl, and Python to name a few.
- Zend -- The commercial entity behind PHP. They have a lot of community-based info, although it has never really taken off (imo) as the place for PHP.