Introduction to PHP & MySQL Web Development
PHP is the super quick, feature-rich open source scripting language that is used to develop web based applications. MySQL is the powerful open source database server that has all the required features to handle a large concurrent database connection. It is based on relational database management system (RDBMS). PHP and MySQL put together are excellent development tools which can be used to create web applications with simple usability, high speed, scalability and power. By combining PHP with MySQL it becomes a cross-platform which can be developed on Windows and used on a Unix platform.