PHP Tutorial for the Absolute Beginner

PHP is a powerful scripting language that fits gracefully into HTML and turns static pages into dynamic ones.

This tutorial is intended for everyone new to PHP. One of PHP's greatest attributes is that it's a freely distributed open-source language, so there's all kinds of excellent reference material about it out there, which means that once you understand the basics, it's easy to find the materials that you need to push your skills.


Reference Description
Install Apache Learn how to install Apache HTTP Server on Windows.
Install PHP Learn how to install PHP and have it running with the Apache HTTP Server.
Install MySQL Learn how to install MySQL database.
Install phpMyAdmin Learn how to install phpMyAdmin to manage MySQL database.


Reference Description
Run PHP on JBoss Web Learn how to install JBoss Web 1.0.1 GA with PHP Servlet 5.1.6 on Windows.
Run PHP on Google App Engine Learn how to build a PHP application with Caucho's Quercus and Eclipse IDE and deploy it to Google App Engine.