Xampp is a multiplatform (Windows, Linux, Mac) Integrated Development Environment.
Xampp 7.3.8 for Windows includes:
Apache 2.4.39, MariaDB 10.4.6, PHP 7.3.8, phpMyAdmin 188.8.131.52, OpenSSL 1.1.1, XAMPP Control Panel 3.2.4, Webalizer 2.23-04, Mercury Mail Transport System 4.63, FileZilla FTP Server 0.9.41, Tomcat 7.0.92 (with mod_proxy_ajp as connector), Strawberry Perl 184.108.40.206 Portable
Bitnami for xampp: Quickly install dozens of Bitnami Modules on top of the XAMPP server stack (e.g. Content Management Systems)
Composer is a tool for dependency management in PHP. It allows you to declare the libraries your project depends on and it will manage (install/update) them for you.
Apart from Xampp, there are specific versions for Windows, Linux and MacOS with slightly different software and versions.
Wamp is a version for Windows
Lamp is a version for LINUX
Mamp is a version for MacOS
SOFTWARE DOWNLOADS AND INSTALLATION TUTORIALS
Don't forget, after installing, to put a password to access your database:
- Open localhost/phpmyadmin and go to User accounts root at localhost / Edit privileges / Change Password. REFRESH phpmyadmin on browser and see the error.
- Edit xampp/phpMyAdmin/config.inc.php & set 'auth type' to 'cookie' & password to 'whatever_youwant'. REFRESH phpmyadmin on browser and see it works.
Wamp Server 3.1.9 64bit x64 includes:
– Wampserver 3.1.9 64 bit x64 – Apache 2.4.37 – PHP 5.6.40, 7.0.33, 7.1.26, 7,1.30, 7.2.19, 7.2.14, 7.3.1, 7.3.6 – MySQL 5.7.24 – MariaDB 10.3.12 – PhpMyAdmin 4.8.4 – Adminer 4.7.0 – PhpSysInfo 3.2.10