What you need for this book
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- MySQL version 5.0.15 or 5.1.30 or higher
- PostgreSQL 8.3 or later
- SQLite 3.4.2 or later
You can use Apache HTTP, Nginx, or Microsoft IIS for the web server.
We recommend you to use a GNU/Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP setup, also known as LAMP, for best performance and community support.