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Appendix D. Installing WAMP5

WAMP5 is a complete package of PHP5, Apache, and MySQL for Windows that allows you to run a website from your “local” desktop/laptop computer running the Windows operating system.

WAMP5 is free to use (GPL license), but you can make a donation on the developer’s site. You can obtain a copy of WAMP5 from http://www.wampserver.com/en/.

This page is shown in Figure D.1.

Web page from which to download WAMP5

Figure D.1. Web page from which to download WAMP5

Clicking the download link takes you to the download page (http://www.wampserver.com/en/download.php), which has the latest version of WAMP5.

After downloading, run the download package, and you start the Setup ...

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