A scripting or programming language used to develop web applications, PHP’s main purpose is to develop web application programming interfaces (API). These can be created with the HyperText Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in PHP.
PHP helps in sending and fetching app data by creating API in Android and iPhone apps as well as in integrating two or more systems or servers. Here PHP plays the main role of sending data from one database to another.
While connecting to various databases -- MongoDB, MySql, SQL Server and more is possible with PHP, MySQL is the most popular database with regards to PHP being faster and easier.
PHP is one of the easiest programming languages to learn while being equally affordable. You can take complete lessons on PHP in about three months, in general.
PHP can be quickly and affordably adjusted to make innovative apps that are new to the market and business requirements.
Well documented files to learn PHP are available for free online.
The latest version of PHP is PHP-8.0.9.