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The goal of this course is to show you how to install Apache MySQL and PHP. In any six to 12 month period it's almost guaranteed that one or more of Bitnami and Apache Friends two organizations that used Bitnami is both a hosting service and an organization Here are the movies that have been redone for this course update.

What's new in this update

The goal of this course is to show you how to install Apache MySQL and PHP. And it covers a wide variety of different installers and software bundles. In any six to 12 month period it's almost guaranteed that one or more of these bundles will update or something else will change that will affect how this software works. Here is some of the things that have happened since the last course update. Oracle released a new installer for MySQL for Windows this installer now lets you very easily set up the MySQL server and also install MySQL Workbench and many other optional components.

It now takes fewer steps to get started with MySQL as an individual component on Microsoft Windows. Bitnami and Apache Friends two organizations that used to compete with each other are now working together. Bitnami is both a hosting service and an organization that creates local installers for Apache PHP and MySQL. That also for some of the most popular web applications like WordPress Drupal and Joomla. Apache Friends is the organization that manages XAMPP a software bundle that's available for both Mac and Windows.

These organizations still distribute their core distributions individually but now you can get Bitnami add-on modules for the XAMPP installations that add products like WordPress to the XAMPP install. I still have movies that describe how to install these software products separately. But particularly during the movies about installing XAMPP I'll describe how you can get WordPress and similar products and add them onto those installs. And finally Apple released Mavericks the latest version of the Mac operating system.

This didn't effect things as much as you might think. For example in Mountain Lion Apple made a drastic change to how you manage Apache and PHP. In Mavericks that process hasn't changed at all. If you want to use the individual components for Apache in PHP that are included with OS X you still need to work from the command line and modify configuration files in a text editor. Those movies haven't changed. But where Mavericks affect things I'll let you know about it.

Here are the movies that have been redone for this course update. I have a new movie describing how to install MySQL on Windows. And showing you how to install MySQL Workbench the graphical administrative interface at the same time. There are also new movies describing the XAMPP installation for both Windows and Mac OS X. And there's a new version of the movie describing how to install Bitnami's MAMP server for OS X. Focusing on how to get Apache to install with that particular server package and listen on the default port 80.

This is in response to a lot of questions about how to work with that particular software package. Those are the highlights of the changes for this course update. As always we're watching and listening for changes in this software. If you see differences in the installations that you see compared to what we have in the course please let us know and we'll try to cover it in a future course update.

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Installing Apache, MySQL, and PHP

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  1. 17m 35s
    1. Welcome
      1m 9s
    2. Understanding Apache, MySQL, and PHP
      7m 12s
    3. Using the exercise files
      1m 7s
    4. What's new in this update
      3m 35s
    5. Choosing a software stack
      4m 32s
  2. 30m 18s
    1. Installing Apache HTTP Server 2.4 on Windows
      6m 51s
    2. Installing PHP 5.5 on Windows
      4m 12s
    3. Starting Apache from the command line
      5m 24s
    4. Installing MySQL on Windows
      7m 24s
    5. Installing phpMyAdmin on Windows
      6m 27s
  3. 44m 5s
    1. Activating Apache on Leopard and Snow Leopard
      3m 35s
    2. Activating Apache on Lion
      5m 9s
    3. Activating Apache on Mountain Lion and Mavericks
      4m 57s
    4. Configuring personal site folders on Mountain Lion and Mavericks
      6m 59s
    5. Activating PHP on Mac OS X
      6m 12s
    6. Installing MySQL on Mac OS X
      3m 59s
    7. Setting the root user password
      2m 28s
    8. Installing phpMyAdmin on Mac OS X
      6m 16s
    9. Uninstalling MySQL on Mac OS X
      4m 30s
  4. 14m 35s
    1. Installing WampServer
      6m 25s
    2. Managing WampServer
      2m 2s
    3. Defining directory aliases through WampServer
      2m 55s
    4. Changing software versions with WampServer add-ons
      3m 13s
  5. 10m 58s
    1. Installing MAMP
      4m 6s
    2. Configuring Apache and MySQL server ports
      1m 57s
    3. Managing MAMP
      4m 55s
  6. 29m 3s
    1. Installing XAMPP for Windows
      10m 0s
    2. Managing XAMPP for Windows
      4m 4s
    3. Managing MySQL security through XAMPP for Windows
      2m 40s
    4. Installing XAMPP for Mac OS X
      6m 14s
    5. Managing XAMPP for Mac OS X
      2m 27s
    6. Managing MySQL security through XAMPP
      3m 38s
  7. 13m 20s
    1. Installing BitNami for Windows
      6m 31s
    2. Installing BitNami for Mac OS X
      6m 49s
  8. 18m 49s
    1. Handling port conflicts with Skype on Windows
      2m 37s
    2. Handling other port conflicts on Windows
      5m 19s
    3. Detecting and handling port conflicts on Mac OS X
      6m 26s
    4. Configuring Apache to work with IPv6 on Windows 8
      4m 27s
  9. 31s
    1. Goodbye
      31s

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