To set up a Drupal environment on a Mac platform using MAMP, start by downloading the free version of MAMP at
mamp.info (left icon, see Figure H-1). Once the file has downloaded, unzip it, and click on the unzipped file to launch the installer.
Figure H-1. Screenshot of
mamp.info. You want the icon on the left.
MAMP basically turns a folder in your computer into a miniature development server; as a result, all sites that you develop locally will essentially be subfolders of that main ...