Why should you learn PHP when there are two many “better” languages available? It’s easy to learn. You can build practical web apps within a week of starting. Finally a huge number of legacy web apps such as WordPress, Drupal, and many of the open source projects that you download were coded in PHP. To be a professional you’ll need to have 5 or more languages under your belt, and although PHP may not be the one you end up preferring to use, it’s a good one to be comfortable with.
PHP is great for being able to easily create web apps that work. The problem is that it also easy to create code with major vulnerabilities that is a mess to read and try to […]
To learn PHP you’ll need a LAMP server of some sort, a text editor, and a good study guide. I highly recommend buying a book because it’s an excellent UI while learning a language.