Now its time for us to run the PHP files and see the discussion forum in action please open the br /owser and type http://localhost/forum.php click Post New Message and create few messages and replies to see how our discussion forum works. Here is the output of the screen on my computer with some test discussion in it.
By now you must be convinced that PHP is very versatile and works with any platform, web server and database, also it is very easy to create a discussion forum with just one table and two PHP Files.
--Jayesh is an applications consultant for a health company in Auckland, New Zealand. He has several years of n-Tier development experience and is currently working with Visual Basic.NET to develop interactive client solutions.