WordPress on XAMPP

Recently after installing XAMPP on my system I wanted to start developing WordPress themes. The best way to accomplish this with Dreamweaver CS5 is to have a local install so that editing the files locally was easy. Looking around I found this is really an easy task to accomplish. First download the latest from WordPress. Once the download is completed unzip the files to C:\xampp\htdocs, this will create... 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