PHP is usually used with MySQL, for storing information in databases. Forums like this mainly use server-side coding, for things like storing posts in the database, and retrieving posts.
PHP is good because now you can prosses info provided by client and return things back
I might spend a weekend learning it now. Does anybody have a good tutorial for how to use it with mySql?
Planning on useing PHP and MySQL to do a small forum. Tony, if you want to help me, that would be great.
PHP is easy and I think more trustworthy. And you can find extremely cheap hosting firms, this aslo another point for using PHP. But everyone should know html, because it is basic for webmaster, I think.