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Article of interest: "The Easy Way To Install PHP on Windows [IIS]"

Thread began 1/22/2010 7:09 pm by neilo | Last modified 1/24/2010 5:57 pm by neilo | 2782 views | 8 replies


Article of interest: "The Easy Way To Install PHP on Windows [IIS]"

If anyone is still interested in using IIS as their testing web platform, the following article over at SitePoint may be of interest. :

The Easy Way To Install PHP on Windows [IIS]
By Louis Simoneau

"Earlier this year Microsoft released a small piece of software called the Web Platform Installer (Web PI)—a dead-simple way to install a complete suite of web software on your Windows machine. It offers IIS with a number of extensions, SQL Server, ASP.NET, PHP, and a wide range of free web applications and tools. <!--

--> As I’ve already mentioned, there’s no need to worry about dependencies. If the Installer detects that a necessary component is missing from your selection, it will grab it for you. For example, this pleasant surprise: the Installer will automatically download and install MySQL if you’re installing an application that requires it (such as Drupal or WordPress)."

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