Easy-to-follow video tutorials help you learn software, creative, and business skills.Become a member
In this course, we'll be setting up a testing environment. A complete development environment for the PHP server-side language. On the max side, we'll be working in MAMP. This is a complete testing environment for the Mac side. So I'll be walking you through the installation. On the Mac side of things using MAMP. On the PC side, we'll be installing XAMPP, and walking through that process. XAMPP is a complete testing environment for a variety of operating systems. In this example, we're working with it specifically for the Windows environment. On the Mac side, we're going to be using a product called MAMP. And both of these products allow you to work within a testing server environment. It sets up everything including Apache which is the web server, MySQL which is the database.
PHP, which is our server-side language, and there are quite a few other things that get installed at the same time as XAMPP, or MAMP. The idea is this is a complete testing and development environment. So we could fully test our pages before we actually move them out onto a web server. So that is the environment we will be working in, and I'll be walking you through the installations of both of these testing environments, as well as, getting all of your files working within Dreamweaver as well.
So let's get on with the course.
Get unlimited access to all courses for just $25/month.Become a member
61 Video lessons · 99937 Viewers
56 Video lessons · 113027 Viewers
71 Video lessons · 81879 Viewers
131 Video lessons · 39286 Viewers
Access exercise files from a button right under the course name.
Search within course videos and transcripts, and jump right to the results.
Remove icons showing you already watched videos if you want to start over.
Make the video wide, narrow, full-screen, or pop the player out of the page into its own window.
Click on text in the transcript to jump to that spot in the video. As the video plays, the relevant spot in the transcript will be highlighted.