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Marc NoddleCourses Plus Student 185 Points
Should I install XAMPP or Desktop Server?
I'm on a PC and am just diving into learning how to develop locally. Should I be using XAMPP or Desktop Server? I want things to be as painless as possible and I don't want to run into any trouble down the line. Some people recommend XAMPP and others recommend Desktop Server.
As a newbie, I feel kind of lost and could use some guidance here because I feel like I only have one shot at this.
It's also difficult because there are two courses on local development in Treehouse and it they really don't compare the two.
cecil merrell6,873 Points
Its a matter of personal Preference. As for me I've been using xampp since 2009 and havnt had any issues yet. Setup on windows is a breeze, although I prefer to do all my software programming on mint linux where updating an application is as simple as sudo apt-get update xammp.
https://youtu.be/h6DEDm7C37A video about xammp