PHP is an opensource scripting programming language. It is a very flexible tool and helps develop web application for freelancers, web 2.0 standard firms and other such firms. Your business can have lots of advantages if you develop PHP based web application.
PHP application development is much cheaper when quality is considered. Moreover, you can get skilled and experienced PHP developers at a very competitive rate. Since PHP application development requires less amount of coding, it can be done quite fast and at a very less time. PHP’s ready made frameworks such as Code Igniters, Symphony, Smarty, CakePHP etc reduces coding time to a great extent and brings the application in the market as soon as possible.
Being an opensource you don’t need to spend much amount initially for PHP application development. Source code is freely available. By having your own source code, you can hire a reputed company for PHP application development customisation.
You can get latest updates of this programming language. The updates include information on its code optimisation, features, security, SEO and overall performance. You can also find PHP based applications developed for ecommerce shopping cart to banking industry. Furthermore, it supports all type of database like PostgreSQL, Generic ODBC, Solid, Sybase, Informix, Oracle, MySQL etc.
PHP is extensively used for opensource software integrations such as Drupal, Os Commerce, Typo3, Joomla, phpAdsNew, vBulletin, phpBB Eventum, Simple Machine Forum and others. Server support is the biggest benefit for PHP because every server supports this programming language. Moreover, its Apache installation is also very easy.