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Joomla! with Flash by Suhreed Sarkar

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Setting up the development environment

It is always good to set up a development environment and test an application before publishing it on the production web server. For the purpose of this book, we will also set up the development environment with a web server and Joomla!.

Web server

You can use any web server that supports PHP. For the purpose of this book, we will use the most popular web server — Apache, version 1.3 or version 2. If you are using Linux as an operating system, then you may get the Apache server bundled with the Linux OS. However, you are always free to download the latest version of Apache from its website at http://httpd.apache.org/. The Apache web server is available for both Linux and Windows operating systems, and you ...

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