Product Review: XAMPP, an Apache Distribution

XAMPP is a collection of free software for installing and using the Apache Web server. Basically, it is an Apache distribution that includes the Apache Web server, MySQL, PHP, Perl an FTP server and phpMyAdmin. XAMPP is available for Linux, Solaris and Windows. According to the Apache Friends Web site, “The philosophy behind XAMPP is to build an easy-to-install distribution for developers to get into the world of Apache.”