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Postby ToiletDuck » Fri Feb 21, 2003 1:06 pm

Im having problems getting php to work. The book is called "PHP fast&easy web development" second edition, written by Julie C. Meloni She gives a step by step guide to installing Mysql, Apache, and php. I get the first 2 installed with no problem, and when i think i get php installed right it doesnt show the correct output. It also mentioned to write a simple script <? phpinfo (); ?> to call up php. I should then get a screen that shows a screen with a list of system and enviroment information. But all i get is the script that is shown above. I am running this on a win98 machine. I thought ASP was a pain in the butt to learn :) But im starting to get frustrated with trying to get the installs to run right for PHP.

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Re: New user to PHP bought a book and...

Postby WiZARD » Sat Feb 22, 2003 3:20 am

Hi!
If you using ASP and PHP too, to you need set in php.ini next:
short_open_tag=Off and
asp_tags=Off
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Postby ToiletDuck » Sat Feb 22, 2003 9:06 am

Im sorry, i forgot to mention i have php running on a seperate box from asp. Also i did get php running with iis, but! that is not what i want.
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Postby WiZARD » Sun Feb 23, 2003 2:10 am

Install Apache server
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Postby Redcircle » Sun Feb 23, 2003 12:02 pm

try using <?php instead of <?
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