Chapter 1. Setting Up Our Development Environment

Regardless of you being a seasoned web developer or someone who is just about to start learning Drupal, there are few things that everybody needs to have in place before we can get started:

  • First, is to make sure that we have an Application stack that will meet Drupal 8's system requirements. MAMP provides us with a standalone web server that is generally referred to as an AMP (Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack and is available for both OS X and Windows. We will look at installing and configuring this local web server in preparation to install Drupal 8.
  • Second, is to set up a Drupal 8 instance and learn the process of installing Drupal instances into our AMP stack. There are a few changes on how the configuration ...

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