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PHP software development language
PHP is an interpreted scripting language designed to generate web pages and build web applications. It is most commonly used to create the script on a server side (back-end). It can also be applied to process data from the command line, or even to write programs working in the graphic mode.
PHP is commonly used for:
- web pages and web-based applications – PHP is used by over 82% of websites for server-side programming also over 244 million websites are built using PHP,
- web content management systems (for example WordPress, the user-facing portion of Facebook, Silverstripe, MediaWiki, Joomla),
- eCommerce applications (for example: OpenCart, Magento, PrestaShop, Zen Cart, AgoraCart),
- Graphical User Interface (GUI) – based applications – tools like PHP-GTK 2, DevelStudio allow scripting in PHP, compiling it into .exe capable of running standalone,
- Flash – with the use of open source library, such as Ming, PHP allows creating SWF format movies which include most of the features of Flash,
- image processing and graphic design – apart from managing text content, PHP can also be used to manipulate images,
- data representation – through a use of tools like Image_Graph, PHP can be used to create a variety of graphs, charts or scatter dot plots and other means of graphical representations.