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FIRST SESSION - XAMPP
Jeongmin Lee
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Jeongmin Lee
CS
PHD
Machine Learning, AI
Web System Development
Information
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Office Hours: TBD
Email: [email protected]
XAMPP
XAMPP
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X ( L = Linux, M = Mac, W= Windows but X = cross-platform)
Apache Server
MySQL
PHP
Perl
Apache Server
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HTTP Server
Written in C
Open Source
Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, etc.
By 2013 54.2% of all websites used Apache
What is HTTP?
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Hypertext Transfer Protocol
HTTP is the foundation of data communication for
the World Wide Web.
Hypertext is structured text that uses logical links
(hyperlinks) between nodes containing text.
HTTP is a request-response protocol between server
and client to transfer data
Example
Request 1
Response 1
Request 2
Response 2
Request 3
Response 3
MySQL
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Relational Database Management System
Open Source
Written in C and C++
PHP
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PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (recursive acronym )
PHP is a server-side scripting language designed
for web development
PHP code is interpreted by a web server with a PHP
processor module
Perl
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Perl is a programming language. In the web
development environment, Perl is a very powerful
way to create dynamic web pages.
PHP vs Perl?
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PHP is easier to learn
PHP is inline scripting language while Perl is not
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is written within HTML code
PHP is usually faster
Perl much more powerfull in regex (PHP actually
uses Perl to provide regex)
Etc.
How to install XAMPP?
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Install on USB Flash Drive using zip file
Install on USB Flash Drive
Install on Mac
Install on Windows
Install on USB Flash Drive using the zip file
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Download the zip file from
 http://sourceforge.net/projects/xampp/files/XAMPP%
20Windows/1.8.3/xampp-win32-1.8.3-4VC11.zip/download
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Unzip the files into a directory in the root of the
flash drive and name it xampp.
In the xampp directory run “setup-xampp.bat” file
to setup xampp settings in the current directory
Run “xampp-control.exe”
Continue the rest from slide 29
XAMPP for Portable for Windows
on USB
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Use the following link to download the portable
installer:
 http://sourceforge.net/projects/xampp/files/XAMPP%
20Windows/1.8.3/xampp-portable-win32-1.8.3-1VC11-installer.exe/download
Portable XAMPP for Windows
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Installer will show you the a welcome window. Click
next.
Portable XAMPP for Windows
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Installer will show options you can choose from,
preferably, keep everything unless your running
short of disc. You definitely will need MySQL, PHP,
PHPMyAdmin and Apache.
Portable XAMPP for Windows
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Next page will ask you to choose proper location.
For portable installation choose the USB flash drive.
Portable XAMPP for Windows
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After progress bar is finished click next till you can
click on Finish.
Portable XAMPP for Windows
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Click on Finish.
Portable XAMPP for Windows
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Start Apache and MySQL servers when you open
xampp from the installation folder.
Portable XAMPP for Windows
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To test, click on Admin button for Apache server and
you will see a page similar to the following.
Install on Mac
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Go to:
 https://www.apachefriends.org/download.html
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Download desired version (preferably the one with
the news PHP version)
XAMPP for MAC
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Open the .dmg file
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example:
 xampp-osx-1.8.2-5-installer.dmg
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In the following window open the installer
XAMPP for MAC
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Choose next in the first setup window
XAMPP for MAC
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You can choose options and click next
 Keep
both if you don’t really have disc problems
XAMPP for MAC
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Keep clicking on next till you the installation starts…
XAMPP for MAC
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Keep clicking on next till you the installation starts…
XAMPP for MAC
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After installation is done click on Finish
XAMPP for MAC
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In application window:
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to Manage Servers tab
 All servers should have been started otherwise choose
them and click on start. (You may need to give
permissions)
XAMPP for MAC
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Make sure you don’t have any other instance of
these Apache server or MySQL server running on
your machine
 Stop
them if any existed
 Stop Apache in terminal by running the following
command:
 sudo
apachectl stop
 Stop
MySQL by running the following command in
Terminal:
 sudo
/usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server stop
XAMPP for MAC
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Try XAMPP by clicking on “Go To Application” in
“Welcome” Tab
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what you will have to see in your browser.
 Under
http://localhost/xampp/splash.php
XAMPP for MAC
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Try XAMPP Installation by clicking on “Go To
Application Folder” in “Welcome” Tab
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should be similar content in xamppfiles as shown
in picture
XAMPP for MAC
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htdocs in xamppfiles is where you can store all
your future PHP, HTML or any other files types
needed.
Install on Windows
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Go to:
 https://www.apachefriends.org/download.html
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Download desired version (preferably the one with
the news PHP version)
Install on Windows
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Installer will show you the a welcome window. Click
next.
Install on Windows
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Installer will show options you can choose from,
preferably, keep everything unless your running
short of disc. You definitely will need MySQL, PHP,
PHPMyAdmin and Apache.
Install on Windows
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Next page will ask you to choose proper location.
Choose a proper place on your Hard Drive.
Install on Windows
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After progress bar is finished click next till you can
click on Finish.
Install on Windows
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Click on Finish.
Install on Windows
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Start Apache and MySQL servers when you open
xampp from the installation folder.
Install on Windows
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To test, click on Admin button for Apache server and
you will see a page similar to the following.
Playing Around With Configs
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How to have two different apache servers?
What is the problem here? Why do you think that
we had to stop the previous apache server? What
if I want them to work simultaneously?
Problem?
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Both servers what to listen to the same port?
 Port
80
 We have to change setting to use different port on
XAMPP
Change Apache Port on Mac
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In Manage Servers tab, choose to highlight Apache
Web Server and click on Configure.
Change Apache Port on Mac
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Change 80 to any port above 1024. Since anything
below it is a reserved port. For example 8080 and
restart server.
Change Apache Port on Mac
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Now
 http://localhost/xampp
doesn’t work anymore but
 http://localhost:8080/xampp is now active
Fix on Windows
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On windows you’ll clock on Config in the top right
corner.
Then you’ll click on Service and Port Settings in the
new window an you’ll change 80 to 8080 in the
new window and you’ll need to also save
Change Apache Port on Windows
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Now
 http://localhost/xampp
doesn’t work anymore but
 http://localhost:8080/xampp is now active
In case the GUI didn’t work
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Go to:
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Mac OS X:
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Windows:
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httpd.conf
Apply following changes:
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Find the line which specifies the port number
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<USB drive letter>:\apache\conf\
Open the file:
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“/Applications/XAMPP/xampfiles/etc/”
“Listen 80”
It should be at line 58 in Windows and 52 In Mac
Change the port from 80 to anything you desire
Save and exit the file
Restart apache server
Test it
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Localhost:<port number>
Safety Issues
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If you visit the security status page
 http://localhost/security/index.php
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not working, visit http://localhost/
 Click
“English”
 Click “Security” on left side bar
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will se that there are three security errors
To fix this on Mac
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Run
 sudo
/Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/xampp
security
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Then open MySQL config file using the menues and
find the line with:
 #password
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= your_password
Remove # and change “your_password” to any password
you desire.
Fix on Windows
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Go to
 http://localhost/security/xamppsecurity.php
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Select password for both MySQL and XAMPP
pages.
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