PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor is a widely used, general-purpose scripting language that was originally designed for Web development to produce dynamic Web pages.
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PHP is a scripting language basically designed for web development to produce dynamic pages.
PHP is a server side scripting language which is used to develop robust and dynamic web applications...
The best combination with PHP for Database is MySQL..
The competitor of PHP is ASP.NET.
Willson, if you are looking to learn I would highly suggest starting at the w3schools tutorial pages.
The PHP website also has plenty of good tutorials for various functions.