When designing a web application based on PHP, it’s not enough to just fix the problem and project specifications. Server assets such as storage, memory, and number of CPUs contribute to the hosting price. Therefore, when developing a web application, developers should take into account these assets. The application must run smoothly!Read more
Approximately 82 % of all internet pages were constructed using PHP. PHP is a programming language used by social media giants like Facebook, Yahoo, Tumblr, Pinterest, Wikipedia and even WordPress. Basically, PHP offers the most optimal solutions for social media, e-commerce, banking, and different other types of websites.Read more
A brief introduction
PHP (acronym for Hypertext Preprocessor) has become one of the major players on the web development market in the last few years.
PHP represents one of the most accepted open-source programming language. In other words, PHP is a scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML.
A very basic example:
PHP is a server side scripting language designed for web development by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994. Since its launch in 1994 PHP has become an industry standard supporting almost 80% of the websites ( 79.8% to be precise) with its closest competitor being ASP.Net at 19.8% and others like Ruby, Java trailing far behind.
The PHP development team released the latest version of PHP: PHP 7 claiming it to be twice as fast as its predecessor PHP 5. So, is migrating to PHP 7 really worth it? Read more