by Chris Pitt

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APPENDIX A

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Setting Up a Web Server

In this chapter, we will learn how to install and configure a web server in Windows, Linux, and OS X.

Goals

  • Install Apache 2.2+, MySQL 5+, and PHP 5.3+.
  • Install Memcached.
  • Run our unit tests to ensure everything is working as it should.

Windows

In this section, we will cover the installation process in Windows 7. The installation of these software packages is commonly known as WAMP (Windows Apache MySQL PHP). Let’s get started.

Step 1

Go to http://www.wampserver.com/en/download.php and download the version most applicable to your system. If you are running a 64-bit PC, then you will want the 64-bit installer. ...

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