6 Choices for a localhost Web Development Environment

For web development, the bare minimum you need access to is AMP: Apache server MySQL database PHP programming language You can install these as a collection on your computer locally using various OS-specific installations: Windows: WAMP Mac: MAMP Linux: LAMP Cross-platform: XAMPP Or, if you prefer an auto-installer, Bitnami is an excellent option. (And Softaculous also looks promising.) Wikipedia also lists …