PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML. PHP is the Web Development Language written by and for Web developers. PHP stands for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor. The product was originally named Personal Home Page Tools, and many people still think that`s what the acronym stands for. But as it expanded in scope, a new and more appropriate (albeit GNU-ishly recursive) name was selected by community vote. PHP is currently in its fifth major rewrite, called PHP5 or just plain PHP. PHP is a server-side scripting language, which can be embedded in HTML or used as a standalone binary (although the former use is much more common). Proprietary products in this niche are Microsoft`s Active Server Pages, Macromedia`s ColdFusion, and Sun`s Java Server Pages. PHP and MySQL has emerged as a popular open source technologies. PHP is used for writing web application whereas MySQL is an open source database. You will get an excellent platform for database driven web application with combination of PHP & MySQL. At GRRAS, you will learn all essential skill required for building a database driven website by using PHP and MySQL.
Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Computers and web.