[thelist] Enable Local PHP Testing on Win XP

jono at charlestonwebsolutions.com jono at charlestonwebsolutions.com
Wed Mar 8 16:24:57 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.

Thank you guys for the links, I will check these out ASAP and see if I can
get it working.


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