For PHP programing we need a web server, so we use WAMP. The last available version was launched on 27 December 2010 and it has the following components:

  • Apache 2.2.17
  • Php 5.3.5, Mysql 5.5.8
  • PhpMyadmin
  • SQLBuddy 1.3.2
  • XDebug 2.1.0-5.3
  • webGrind 1.0
  • XDC 1.5

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For now we will use only Apache and PHP, followed by MySQL and phpmyadmin.

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Now that the WAMP server it’s installed we have to verify if it works properly. To do that open in a web browser the next address  [quote_right]http://localhost/[/quote_right]

This was the process of installing WAMP server. In the next lesson we will show you how to work with this server: “where we hold the files“, “how to access them” are only two titles in the following lesson.
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