To be able to execute PHP scripts, you need at least a working PHP installation+ web server. Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP are the best combinations. PHP also can run under Microsoft Windows, too.
PHP installation and configuration can be made easy with tools such as Apache2Triad or XAMPP which automate web server and PHP installation.
PHP script is stored in text format file so you need text editor. Notepad and Notepad++ are enough for your PHP development needs. However, you may opt to invest in more advanced tools such Dreamweaver or Eclipse.
PHP script is anything between pair. You can also use . The first is most widely used.
Hello this is my first script';
Output of the following code will be same as the previous code: