PHP - Useful Resources
The following resources contain additional information on PHP. Please use them to get more in-depth knowledge on this topic.
PHP Official Website: - A complete resource for PHP stuff. Starting from latest PHP updates to latest function manual is available at this site.
PEAR - PHP Extension and Application Repository, find a list of various useful PHP packages.
MySQL Homepage - Here you can download the latest MySQL release, get the MySQL news update. The mailing list is also a great resources for anyone who want to build dynamic websites using MySQL.
PHPBuilder - Great articles and tutorials in PHP programming. Anyone from a beginner to an expert can really learn from this site.
PHP at Wikipedia - A small article on PHP, worth to go through it.
phpBB - Create your website forum using phpBB. Very easy to customize and its open source, so you can download it free of cost and use it.
Joomla! - Joomla! is one of the most powerful Open Source Content Management Systems on the planet. It is used all over the world for everything from simple websites to complex corporate applications. Joomla! is easy to install, simple to manage, and reliable.
Zend - Zend Technologies is the leading provider of products and services for developing, deploying and managing business-critical PHP applications. Here you can get the Zend Optimizer. It's a very useful tool which can give your PHP scripts a 40-100% increase in speed.
PHP Editors - A PHP Editor is a computer program which is used to write PHP Scripts. Some people use widely available tools like notepad on windows or VI on unix. But if you want some extra features like code highlighting, code insight, project management, code browser, code debugging etc, then a PHP IDE (Integrated Development Environment) is more suited. There are hundreds available, some can be pretty expensive while some totally free.