Welcome to PHP! In this class we'll move our development from the 'sandbox' of our own browser window to the 'wide world' of... well... the world wide web!
PHP is particularly well suited for organizing and transporting huge sets of information. For that reason PHP is the server-side language for 82.5% of all websites whose server-side language is known. That list includes big names like:
It will require some work before you are able to create sophisticated web applications like the ones used at the companies above, but if you work hard and stick with it, you will get there.
Your PHP adventure will begin with the foundational tools of the PHP language:
Exciting, right!? Let's get started!