PHP, in short for Hypertext Preprocessor, is the fifth most popular coding language in the world. It is fast and cheap and is designed for developing web-based applications. It is an open source and there are no royalties to pay as it works on any operating system. Also it is much easier than learning a programming language like ‘Java’. It is the most adaptable and fastest language that can be used to bulid a real world and also processes faster when compared to other coding languages. Where as ‘Java’ involves much complexity and development takes long time.
What makes PHP easy is it can make applications written on it compared to those written in other programming languages such as Java, C, C++ and so on. It has got great demand among other programming languages as it provides web developers with a full suite of tools for designing dynamic websites. Its clarity in design and organized modules make it the most popular language in the online industry today. Also has multiple extensions and is extremely scalable. It interfaces effortlessly with MySQL/Apache. Due to these pretty good features of PHP, it is gaining its own identity that one can choose it undoubtedly.