Session Date: Wednesday Feb 08, 2017
Read this page on PHP.
Serverside scripting languages are executed on the server side. The most popular server-side scripting language is PHP. PHP is the driving force behind many major sites and content management platforms. We will discuss several of these in this class session.
The opal site has php installed. To verify PHP is installed, you can log into opal and get to your command prompt and check the version with the version flag:
[lblakej@opal ~]$ _
type php -v
[lblakej@opal ~]$ php -v
This will print the PHP version running on the SILS server:
[lblakej@opal ~]$ php -v PHP 5.4.16 (cli) (built: Aug 5 2016 07:50:38) Copyright (c) 1997-2013 The PHP Group Zend Engine v2.4.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2013 Zend Technologies