Web Programming with PHP

On the introduction of Web Programming with PHP, PHP is a web-based scripting language. PHP mainly used for web application development. PHP can embed with HTML and CSS also.
Generally in Web Programming with PHP, we use MySQL as a database. For using MySQL, PHP has some predefined MySQL functions.Some functions are,

  1. mysqli_connect (for the database connection)
  2. mysqli_query (for run the queries)
  3. mysqli_fetch_assoc (for fetching the data from the database)
  4. mysqli_num_rows (for getting number of rows generated by SELECT query)

SEE ALSO: mysql_fetch_row() VS mysql_fetch_object() VS mysql_fetch_assoc() VS mysql_fetch_array()

In Web Programming with PHP, PHP uses the “echo” function to print the value of a variable and any string. For example,

PHP Tag:

<?php

?>

First Program in PHP:

<?php
echo "Hello World!";
?>

Hello World!

OUTPUT:

PHP Comments:

Types of PHP Comments,

  • Single line (// this is a single line comment)
  • Multiple lines (/*this is multiple line comment*/)

10 Best PHP Books for Web Programming

  1. PHP: The Complete Reference

Shop: PHP: The Complete Reference

2. PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual QuickPro Guide

Shop: PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual QuickPro Guide

3. Programming PHP: Creating Dynamic Web Pages, Third Edition

Shop: Programming PHP: Creating Dynamic Web Pages, Third Edition

4. PHP, MySQL & JavaScript All – in – One For Dummies

Shop: PHP, MySQL & JavaScript All – in – One For Dummies

5. Web Design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery Set

Shop: Web Design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery Set

6. Head First PHP & MySQL: A Brain-Friendly Guide

Shop: Head First PHP & MySQL: A Brain-Friendly Guide

7. Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript 5e (Learning PHP, MYSQL, Javascript, CSS & HTML5)

Shop: Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript 5e (Learning PHP, MYSQL, Javascript, CSS & HTML5)

8. Expert PHP and MySQL (Wrox Programmer to Programmer)

Shop: Expert PHP and MySQL (Wrox Programmer to Programmer)

9. PHP Cookbook 3ed

Shop: PHP Cookbook 3ed

10. Programming PHP: Creating Dynamic Web Pages, Third Edition

Shop: Programming PHP: Creating Dynamic Web Pages, Third Edition

Happy Coding..!

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