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Moodle 2.0 for Business Beginner's Guide by Jason Cole, Jeanne Cole, Gavin Henrick

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Time for action - download and run the Moodle installer

If you have Windows or a Mac, you can download a full Moodle installer, including the web server, database, and PHP. All of these components are needed to run Moodle and installing them individually on your computer can be tedious. Fortunately, the Moodle community has created full installers based on the XAMPP package. A single double-click on the install package will install everything you need.

To install Moodle on Windows:

  1. Point your browser to http://download.moodle.org/windows and download the package to your desktop. Make sure you download the latest stable version of Moodle 2, to take advantage of the features we discuss in this book.
  2. Unpack the archive by double clicking on the ZIP ...

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