Installing PHP0:43 with Randy Hoyt
Since PHP is a server-side language, we need to have a server that can execute our PHP code before we can view it in a browser. In this video, we’ll discuss what you’ll need to get your computer to act as a server.
Oh! Done already? Nice.
Next we'll get your computer set up to handle PHP.
Since PHP is a server-side language, we need to have a server
that can execute our PHP code before we can view it in a browser.
The good news is you don't have to buy a fancy server.
The computer you are using right now can act as a server
if it has the right software installed.
The software you need and the steps to install it will vary
depending on what operating system you are running.
In the next videos we'll walk through the installation process
on different operating systems.
You only need to watch the video that corresponds to your operating system.
After you have a PHP server running on your computer, you can skip ahead to the next quiz.
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