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HTML5 and CSS3 All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition by Andy Harris

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Chapter 1

Getting Started on the Server

In This Chapter

arrow Introducing server-side programming

arrow Testing your installation

arrow Inspecting phpinfo( )

arrow Writing HTML with embedded PHP

arrow Understanding various types of quotation

arrow Managing concatenation and interpolation

arrow Using heredocs to simplify coding

Welcome to the server-side programming portion of the book. In this minibook, you discover all the basics of PHP and how you can use PHP to make your pages dynamic and relevant in today's Internet.

In this chapter, you read about getting your server set up and ready to go. I walk you through the process as painlessly as possible, and by the end, you'll be up and running, and ready to serve up your own web pages in a test environment. (I talk about making them available to the rest of the world in Book ...

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