PHP-MySQL Lesson: Introduction
PHP and MySQL
PHP is an open source scripting language used to create dynamic website. MySQL is also an open source relational database system that uses Structured Query Language (SQL). PHP supports variety of databases, but MySQL is commonly used database. PHP and MySQL can be used to develop content management system, web portals and other database driven web applications.
PHP-MySQL is cross-platform that runs on UNIX, Linux and Windows operating system.
Sample application that uses PHP and MySQL: