Popularity of PHP programming language

The past five to six years have been fantastic in terms of the explosive growth of the Internet. World Wide Web (WWW) cover all most all over the word with a lot  of websites and web applications being launched daily and  provide a lot of service throw internet.

In this competitive market, there have a lot of technologies but PHP has been repeated place.

The first version of the PHP is launched in 1995. Which provide the support for communicating database and form. Now PHP 5 version is running on the Web servers that provides a lot of new features like object oriented programming and several performance enhancement.

PHP is a server-side scripting language that is widely used to develop web application and very popular technology for web development. It offers a lot of advanced feature to handle database and web applications. It cover 82% of the websites, it means a lot of application and website are developed in the PHP Facebook is the best example of PHP.

PHP can directly embed with the HTML and one another its open source that makes PHP more power full.

If you are in search of PHP tutorial, PTutorial is the best option for learning the PHP language, where you can see live examples and demos.

Five most popular websites, that are using PHP technology.

  • Yahoo:
  • Facebook
  • Wikipedia
  • Flickr
  • WordPress.com

PHP provides a lot of content management system that makes PHP more popular. Some popular content management are following below:

  • Drupal
  • b2evolution
  • Joomla
  • Magento
  • PHP-Fusion.
  • WordPress

At the time of writing this article, according to Net craft, PHP is ruling over 82% of the website world wide.