Builder AU: Jump Into LAMP Development with XAMPP

“If you have ever had to set up a Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP
or Perl installed and running at the same time you know what hassle
it can be. If you are new Linux it can be a rather daunting
experience just trying to set everything up, nevermind learning
scripting languages like PHP, Perl and a database like MySQL or SQL

“XAMPP is a single packaged download from Apache Friends which
provides all of the pieces of software needed, plus more you
probably don’t need, to make Apache installations with server-side
scripting and a few database options ready to go in a testing or
development environment…”