NewsForge: LAMP Made Easy with XAMPP
Jun 27, 2005, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Virijevich)
"The LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Perl) software stack is
emerging as a popular and cost-effective Web development platform.
This is understandable given that it comprises a free operating
system, Web server, database, and scripting language. However, a
problem with having a number of separate open source components is
integration. The XAMPP project aims to eliminate this problem. With
XAMPP, there is no reason for developers to skip over an open
source solution when considering Web development platforms.
"The XAMPP download includes more than just Apache, MySQL, PHP,
and Perl. It also includes a number of related open source
packages. Included and integrated are OpenSSL, PEAR, phpMyAdmin,
ProFTPD, and Webalizer..."