This tutorial will teach you to install Apache Web server, MySQL database and
PHP. Apache is the famous web server nowadays. MySQL is the world's most popular open-sourced DBMS. PHP is the most popular scripting language on the web.
PHP is a server-side language that it runs in the server not in web browser. Like Apache and MySQL, PHP is a freely distributed software. It is an alternative to
other scripting language such as that of Sun’s JSP and Microsoft’s ASP framework. This tutorial
gives you a step by step guide on how you can install and configure PHP to work
together with the Apache HTTP Server and MySQL database on Windows XP.