XAMPP – For aspiring developers who want to create database-driven webpages using open source software

XAMPP is an easy to install Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl. XAMPP is really very easy to install and to use – just download, extract and start.

There are several XAMPP distributions to choose from… For  MS Windows-

XAMPP for Windows
The distribution for Windows 98, NT, 2000 and XP. This version contains:
Apache,
MySQL,
PHP + PEAR,
Perl,
mod_php,
mod_perl,
mod_ssl,
OpenSSL,
phpMyAdmin,
Webalizer,
Mercury Mail Transport System for Win32 and NetWare Systems v3.32,
JpGraph,
FileZilla FTP Server,
mcrypt,
eAccelerator,
SQLite,
and WEB-DAV + mod_auth_mysql.

…Now only if PostgreSQL was included too!

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