A webserver, like Apache
- The webserver have to be working with php version 5.2.4 or higher
- A MySQL server with version 5.0.x or higher
First you have to download the web server, framework and database parts. The best choice would be the xampp package. In this package you will get the open scoure project and everything you need.
download link here: http://www.apachefriends.org
Note: This tutorial describes the installation procedure with a windows XP system.
After the download you have to start the installer of xampp.
Select a language for the xampp installer and click on OK
Next window click the Next button.
In this window you can choose a destination folder to install the webserver and where you want the PlayJoom Server to run.
In the menu "Service Section" choose "Install Apache as Service" and "Install MySQL as service" to start them automatically with Windows. Otherwise you have to start those two services manually every time you start your windows system.
After clicking on the Install Button the installer of xampp will copy all necessary files on your local disc.
After the copying the xampp installer will install the two services in your os.
Now the xampp installation should be done.
The next steps will be the configuration of the xampp installation. The project has a nice feature as web frontend. That means that you can set the common settings with that web tool.
Start a web browser and enter in the url bar the following address: http://localhost/xampp
Now you should get this website:
What we need is a valid password for the super user root for the database server MySQL. For that you go in the menu to the point Security.