I have worked on Java but new to PHP.
I want to know the scope of PHP. Where PHP works ?
like JAVA ban be used to create desktop applications and on J2EE platform for developing WEB APPLICTIONS and JAVA has many API to work with.
Q1. Can PHP be used to created desktop based applications OR it is used only for web based applications ?
Q2. Does PHP has PERSISTENCE technologies like JAVA has HIBERNATE and EJB ?
Q3. ARE there any APIs to work with PHP ?
friends pls help me to understand the scope of PHP and areas where PHP can be used?