XAMPP - Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl

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XAMPP - Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl

#1 Post by Hank7 » Sat Apr 01, 2006 10:06 am

Even if you don't need a complete webserver in your pocket, it is nice for every webdesigner to browse those PHP files offline...


From the pages of http://www.apachefriends.org :
XAMPP is an easy to install Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl. XAMPP is really very easy to install and to use - just download, extract and start.
There is a basic version

http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp-windows.html#641

and a lite version, suitable for smaller devices

http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp-windows.html#646

Portable installation (from the readme_en.txt):
Unpack the package to your usb stick or a partition of your choice. There it must be on the highest level like E:\ or W:\. It will build E:\xampp or W:\xampp or something like this. Please do not use the "setup_xampp.bat" for an USB stick installation!
Double-click xampp-control.exe to launch.

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Re: XAMPP - Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Pe

#2 Post by webfork » Sat Jun 02, 2012 1:17 pm

Freakazoid is recommending we swap the current entry for the USB distro http://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=1069#23291 The site reports "XAMPP Lite is an additional extra small XAMPP edition. Configured with relative paths you can use it on usb devices."

Has anyone tested this? And should it get primary listing over XAMPP full? We're currently listing XAMPP Lite which no longer exists and has been folded into the USB drive-friendly distro.
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Re: XAMPP - Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Pe

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Re: XAMPP - Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Pe

#4 Post by Emka » Mon Dec 16, 2013 6:08 am

v1.8.3 seems to be out
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Re: XAMPP - Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Pe

#5 Post by webfork » Sun Sep 11, 2016 12:21 pm

The latest version is some distance out ahead of our current entry, which makes me want to retest. Part of the problem however is version confusion as there is v5.5.38, 5.6.24 and 7.0.9 on their download page (https://www.apachefriends.org/download.html). I'm not sure what to list.

Still, it lists portable right in the file names https://sourceforge.net/projects/xampp/ ... ws/5.6.24/ so hopefully that's still the case.
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Re: XAMPP - Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Pe

#6 Post by billon » Tue Sep 13, 2016 5:15 am

From site download page:
Version 5.5.38 / PHP 5.5.38
Includes: Apache 2.4.23, MariaDB 10.1.16, PHP 5.5.38, phpMyAdmin 4.5.1, OpenSSL 1.0.2, XAMPP Control Panel 3.2.2, Webalizer 2.23-04, Mercury Mail Transport System 4.63, FileZilla FTP Server 0.9.41, Tomcat 7.0.56 (with mod_proxy_ajp as connector), Strawberry Perl 7.0.56 Portable

Version 5.6.24 / PHP 5.6.24
Includes: Apache 2.4.23, MariaDB 10.1.16, PHP 5.6.24, phpMyAdmin 4.5.1, OpenSSL 1.0.2, XAMPP Control Panel 3.2.2, Webalizer 2.23-04, Mercury Mail Transport System 4.63, FileZilla FTP Server 0.9.41, Tomcat 7.0.56 (with mod_proxy_ajp as connector), Strawberry Perl 7.0.56 Portable

Version 7.0.9 / PHP 7.0.9
Includes: Apache 2.4.23, MariaDB 10.1.16, PHP 7.0.9, phpMyAdmin 4.5.1, OpenSSL 1.0.2, XAMPP Control Panel 3.2.2, Webalizer 2.23-04, Mercury Mail Transport System 4.63, FileZilla FTP Server 0.9.41, Tomcat 7.0.56 (with mod_proxy_ajp as connector), Strawberry Perl 7.0.56 Portable
Difference only in PHP version.

From FAQ:
XAMPP Lite is a smaller bundle of XAMPP components, which is recommended for quick work using only PHP and MySQL. Some servers or tools such as Mercury Mail and FileZilla FTP are missing in the Lite version.
And about portability:
If you installed XAMPP using the ZIP and 7zip versions, shut down all XAMPP servers and exit all panels. If you installed any services, uninstall and shut them down too. Now simply delete the entire folder where XAMPP is installed. There are no registry entries and no environment variables to clean up.
So maybe we should just mention in the entry about differences without pointing to exact version? But there no such cases in the database. Or maybe four entries for each version?
I don't know

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Re: XAMPP - Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Pe

#7 Post by SYSTEM » Tue Sep 13, 2016 5:58 am

billon wrote: So maybe we should just mention in the entry about differences without pointing to exact version? But there no such cases in the database. Or maybe four entries for each version?
I don't know
I think it would be best to simply list the version with latest PHP (currently 7.0.9).
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Re: XAMPP - Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Pe

#8 Post by billon » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:40 pm

Latest versions are 5.6.35, 7.0.29, 7.1.16 & 7.2.4

webfork wrote:
Sun Sep 11, 2016 12:21 pm
makes me want to retest
Hmm...

Sep 11, 2016
Well, well, well


If still nothing will happen, would update according to SYSTEM's advice

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Re: XAMPP - Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Pe

#9 Post by webfork » Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:54 pm

billon wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:40 pm
If still nothing will happen, would update according to SYSTEM's advice
Yeah you're absolutely right -- it's been way too long. Please do.
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