At it's most basic description PHP is a programming language that can be embedded into html.
That's boring and just barely the tip of the iceberg! You can use PHP to do any type of server-side scripting to generate a dynamic web page - calculations, database connectivity, cookies, create images and pdfs, read and write files on the local server or even a remote server.
Ministry of Natural Resources Online Survey
Institutional Limited Partners Association
Electrical Contractor Registration Agency
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Lately I've been working with a lot of designers who plan the layout of the pages and come up with the graphics. My job is putting it all together, providing general technical support and doing extra more advanced dynamic programming. This is a perfect example of one of the many sites I've worked on that has user profiles that are editable by both the end users and admin users
- member/admin login
- adding/updating member profiles
- calendar of events