AppServ will allow you to have your own web server completely operative and configured as soon as you install it. This software integrates everything that's necessary to start to try webs instantly.
- Apache, the most popular HTTP server.
- PHP, a dynamic programming language, basic for any web development that wants to have a more or less advanced functioning.
- MySQL, the most used database in web environments. Powerful and free.
- phpMyAdmin, brilliant renowned web interface to handle MySQL.
The great advantage of applications like AppServ is caused by the fact that they install everything properly and that they can be used from the moment they are installed. But its precisely AppServ that includes in its start menu a whole range of options that will give you access to the configuration of each program, to when the services start and stop,...
Thus, by simply configuring it as a “localhost” you'll have a brilliant trial system running on your PC without any major problems. Something that will come in very handy if you work in web programming and development.