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Yii Rapid Application Development Hotshot by James R. Hamilton III, Lauren J. O'Meara

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Setting up the LAMP Stack in One Step with XAMPP

We are going to need a web server, a database, and PHP in order to write this application. LAMP is a term describing a software bundle that includes all of these pieces. XAMPP is one such package. It enables us to install our development tools in one shot. You can achieve the same effect by installing each piece yourself or by using an alternate LAMP package, such as WAMP, for Windows, or MAMP, for Mac OS.

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  1. Go to http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp.html and find XAMPP for Linux.
  2. Download the latest version of XAMPP and the development package.
  3. Compare the md5 checksums on your system against the md5 checksums on the XAMPP download page to verify the packages by opening a terminal ...

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