Web Programming with PHP


What is XAMPP?

XAMPP is an easy to install Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl. At the moment, there are four XAMPP distributions:

Basically, XAMPP for Windows includes the following software:

How to run XAMPP

XAMPP's services (web server, database server, FTP server, and mail server) can be started from the XAMPP Control Panel:

XAMPP Control Panel:

Screenshot of XAMPP Control Panel

XAMPP Control Panel 3 Beta:

Screenshot of XAMPP Control Panel 3 Beta

How to publish a web site

Web sites must be copied to the htdocs folder.

Content of XAMPP's folder