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Does http-server eliminate the need of using a program such as xampp ?

Does http-server eliminate the need of using a program such as xampp ?

Also, just out of curiosity, is there such thing as a node package for xampp? or a package that lets us run tests on phpMyAdmin?

3 Answers

Zack Lee
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Zack Lee
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They're just different tools. Xampp is featrue rich and is probably more than you would need for just building simple site and tests for learning. Http-server is just a really simple tool for creating a local server, and can be deployed with 1 command and little configuration.

Zack Lee Thanks, is there such a thing as command to install a xampp module? Or no such thing

No, it definitely does not eliminate the need for XAMPP or MAMP.