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How to Install XAMPP in Windows

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In order to write and test your PHP scripts you need a web server. You can install a web server on your local computer in just a few steps. XAMPP is an Apache distribution that comes bundled together with PHP and MySQL database. To install XAMPP, you need to visit the official XAMPP website and download the installer for Windows and then run it on your Operating System to install it. You can watch this tutorial on how to install XAMPP on YouTube by following this link. On the download page you will see different options for different operating systems including Windows, Mac OSX and Linux. Since we are installing XAMPP in Windows, we will click on the button for XAMPP for Windows. Clicking that link opens the dialog shown below. Click in Save File button in order to star...
Is PHP Programming Obsolete?

Is PHP Programming Obsolete?

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  PHP is a server-side scripting language originally created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994. It was designed for web development but is also used as a general-purpose programming language. Is it worthwhile learning PHP programming anymore? Is PHP programming obsolete? With the on sprout of various programming languages, the battle of supremacy among programming languages has been a cold war that has lasted decades. Would you recommend a beginner to learn PHP programming or something else? There are some facts about PHP that can clearly set the way clear to enable you gauge the power of PHP as a programming language. PHP is  a powerful tool for making dynamic and interactive web pages. It is a widely-used, free, and efficient alternative to competitors such as Microsoft's A...
10 Thoughts On Mobile Application Development

10 Thoughts On Mobile Application Development

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Mobile application development is a term used to denote the act or process by which application software is developed for handheld devices, such as personal digital assistants, enterprise digital assistants or mobile phones. These applications can be pre-installed on phones during manufacturing platforms, or delivered as web applications using server-side or client-side processing (e.g. JavaScript) to provide an "application-like" experience within a Web browser. Mobile application development is similar to Web application development and has its roots in more traditional software development. One critical difference, however, is that mobile applications (apps) are often written specifically to take advantage of the unique features a particular mobile device offers.  For instance, ...