One of the base languages creating difference is PHP. PHP was created in 1994 by Rasmus Lerdorf. It’s the most used open source base language that is especially employed for web development. PHP is a server based scripting language and generally used as programming language. The popularity of PHP programming among web developers is due to ease of usable features. Its versatility is owed to the PHP code embedded into HTML code or also that it can be used in combination with various web template systems, web content management system and web frameworks. The added compatibility features that it supports common databases like Oracle, SAP and MySQL.
Advantages of PHP
- Can run on any operating system
- No added cost including updates
- Can be used in all available frameworks
- Easy to learn and implement as syntaxes are similar to C, VISUAL BASIC and Java language
- Issues can be easily sorted
- Quality features
- Operates faster
- Takes up low system space
- Good scalability
The reason of PHP being popular choice is its open source language majorly supported by various servers. User generally prefer PHP programming language due to its hassle free usage, maintenance and cost effectiveness. Generally, various PHP commands are present at many platforms and predefined documents which can be easily edited in accordance to user specific requirement.