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7 Best PHP Books 2016 For PHP Developers and Beginners

PHP is undoubtedly one of the most used programming languages in the world. According to the Tiobe programming language index, PHP stands strong at number 6. The rating is according to the number of lines of code written in that particular programming language. PHP stands for Hypertext Preprocessor. For beginners, PHP is one of the best programming languages to learn. It is easy, and you can pick it up quickly. Books offer a great way to learn about any programming language. The first advantage of using books is the fact that all the knowledge is well-structured, and it can easily be …

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PHP Variables and Data Types

In the previous tutorial, we introduced PHP and now it's time to understand PHP variables. So, What is variable? In a computer program, variable is nothing but a storage area. Programmers put data into the variables to be used and manipulated in the programs. In PHP, a variable is defined in the following way: $variable_name = value; Some quick example  of PHP variables: $string_variable = "Hello world"; $integer_variable = 10; $float_number = 2.5; Must know facts about variables!  Variable starts with a dollar sign which is followed by its name.  Variable name is case sensitive which means that variable $number is not same …

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PHP 101: An Introduction

PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is an Open Source and world most popular server-side scripting language. According to Wikipedia, as of January 2013 PHP was installed on more than 240 million websites and 2.1 million of web servers. Why choose PHP over others scripting language? It is freely available because of "Open Source" nature. It can easily be embedded with HTML and CSS that produce dynamic web pages. If you are a C programmer then it is very easy to learn PHP because its syntax is similar to C. It can be easily integrated with popular databases such oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Sybase and Microsoft SQL …

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