Install mod_perl on Apache 2.2 on Windows 7

To continue on with developing on Windows using Apache/MySQL/PHP I wanted to add mod_perl to the mix. For this post I chose to make it work on Apache 2.2 but it could possibly work on Apache 2.4 as well, but I have not tested they portion yet. First piece of the puzzle is to download a version of Perl that supports the Module on Apache. In the past I have gone with ActiveState’s ActivePerl but... read more

Install WordPress on Apache 2.4 on Windows

In following along with a previous post on installing Apache 2.4 PHP 5.4 and MySQL 5.5.21 on Windows, I will explain how to install WordPress 3.3.1. The installation is very easy to accomplish. First download the latest version of WordPress from here, which at the time of this post it is 3.3.1. Next you will need to unzip the file to c:\apache24\htdocs\ on your system. Next step is to create an empty... read more

How install Apache 2.4 PHP 5.4 and MySQL 5.5.21 on Windows 7

Recently decided to install a working Apache 2.4 / PHP 5.4.9 and MySQL 5.5 running locally on my Windows 7 laptop for web design, not using XAMPP or WAMP installation methods. Which are great but this round I wanted to match my Linux server. Apache 2.4 Install First download Apache 2.4 from ( Apache 2.4.1 with IPv6 apr-1.4.6 apr-util-1.4.1... read more

Quick and Easy Apache/PHP/MySQL on Windows

While working on a website for a customer came upon a connectivity issue while working on a laptop getting to the Linux server to test the code. I thought about installing Apache / MySQL / PHP all locally on the laptop and setup a testing server, when I stumbled on XAMPP. XAMPP is an easy to install Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl. XAMPP is really very easy to install and to use –... read more

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