Where to Start?
Install an Apache server on a Windows or Linux machine.
Install PHP on a Windows or Linux machine.
Install MySQL on a Windows or Linux machine.
What do You Need?
This tutorial will not explain how to install PHP, MySQL or Apache Server.
If your server supports PHP - you don't need to do anything! You do not need to compile anything or install any extra tools - just create some .php files in your web directory - and the server will parse them for you. Most web hosts offer PHP support.
However, if your server does not support PHP, you must install PHP. Below is a link to a good tutorial from PHP.net on
How to install PHP5:
Download PHP for free here: http://www.php.net/downloads.php
Download MySQL Database
Download MySQL for free here: http://www.mysql.com/downloads/index.html
Download Apache Server
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Download Apache for free here: http://httpd.apache.org/download.cgi