This course builds on a student's programming skills by introducing them to the PHP language. PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is a cross-platform scripting language that is particularly well-suited for web development. This course will introduce students to the PHP language while writing basic PHP programs. Focus is placed on language syntax and data structures flow control syntax built-in functions and best practices. This course will prepare students for the next course: WEB 310 Developing WEB Applications with PHP.