We have practiced setting up the development environment for a particular operating system. We have the IDE, web server, database server, scripting language, and database management web interface installed and running successfully.
Specifically, we covered:
We also discussed the importance of using such IDEs, and how we could benefit from the IDE. Now that we've all the necessary kits to start PHP development, in the next chapter we will learn about the editor features to do fast and productive PHP development.