[thelist] Enable Local PHP Testing on Win XP

Christian Heilmann codepo8 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 8 15:49:03 CST 2006

On 3/8/06, jblanchard at pocket.com <jblanchard at pocket.com> wrote:
> [snip]
> Does anybody have a good guide/tutorial for setting up local PHP testing
> for Windows XP SP2?  I would like to be able to test some PHP pages
> without having to post them live.
> [/snip]
> http://www.devside.net has a packaged unit for windows that you will
> have to install on your machine. It installs Apache, PHP, PERL, etc.

http://www.apachefriends.org has a great package called XAMPP for
almost any platform out there (there is also MAMP for Mac with a cool
dashboard widget).

It is a full PHP/MySQL/FTP/Webstats/Mailserver thingamajing and dead
easy to install.

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