During the last years, the PHP programming language has become one of the most popular programming languages for web applications development. PHP is a simple to use and easy to learn. Its simplicity and its forgiveness has turned it to one of the most attractive programming languages ever invented. Being available for free, PHP has become the most popular programming language used for open source projects development. The huge range of open source projects written in PHP enable us to set up enterprise software systems, customize them as required and complete our work faster than ever. PHP has practically become the preferred programming language when taking the agile methodologies approach. This short course overviews PHP from a business perspective comparing it with the other alternatives such as .net & Java EE and overviews some of the most important open source projects developed in PHP.
Provide with a general understanding of the PHP programming languages and with its differences comparing with .NET and Java EE.
PHP Programming Language Overview
Comparison with Other Software Languages
PHP Open Source Projects Overview
PHP Open Source Web Applications Architecture