A modern Linux, Mac, or Windows computer. All the recipes have been thoroughly tried and tested on a Windows 7 PC but should cause no trouble to the moderately experienced Linux/Mac user to perform on their machines.
Similarly, although all of the recipes have been tried and tested on the Joomla! recommended Rochen hosting service, they could easily be completed on any other host that meets the required specifications or a self-hosted WAMP or LAMP setup.
The hosting requirements are as follows:
It would also be neat if you installed a good FTP client like FileZilla for transferring Joomla!, VirtueMart and many other interesting things we will be talking about, onto your Web server. That's ...