The main difference between a back-end and a front-end web programming language is where the code is executed. In this video, I demonstrate how a back-end programming language is executed on the server, whereas a front-end web programming language is executed in the browser.
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Back-End Programming Languages
While there are certainly a number of back-end web programming languages, for this video I use PHP. I demonstrate who the server escapes the opening / closing PHP tags and executes whatever code is inside of them. I’ll also show you how the client can send a message to the web server in order to dynamically alter the HTML that is served.
Front-End Programming Languages