PHP development without needing a server???

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Wed Jun 25, 2003 3:20 am

you could download a web server onto your desktop PC, e.g. and then install PHP onto it
and even MySQL
you could also install phpMyAdmin so you can view your database :)


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Wed Jun 25, 2003 4:47 pm

You really don't NEED php on the machine to develop.. you only need php when you want to test the script.

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Thu Jun 26, 2003 11:02 am

You don't really need a server-type OS to run a Web server for development purposes.

You might try out FoxServ (, which automates the installation and basic configuration of Apache, PHP, MySQL, and phpMyAdmin for Windows.
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