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MODx Web Development by Antano Solar John

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Chapter 2. Getting Started

This chapter takes you through setting up and starting MODx. It also refers to the online documentation resources and discusses how to get community help. It sets the base for developing the example applications in this book.

Setting up the development environment

This section of the book will help you to install MODx and verify that it is working.

Prerequisites

The following is the list of software packages that have to be installed in order for MODx to work. If you have them installed and configured already, you can skip this section. Otherwise, you can read the instructions that are specific to your operating system.

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Apache

MODx is built using PHP, which stands for PHP Hypertext Processor. PHP is a server-side language ...

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