O'Reilly Apache DevCenter: LAMP Lighter: The Apache Toolbox

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Nov 18, 2000


"The Apache Toolbox exemplifies the growing concept of LAMP: Linux, Apache, MySQL, and {Perl,Python,PHP}."

"If you're involved in any sort of web development, while the acronym LAMP might not be familiar to you, the popular combo of the Linux operating system, Apache Web Server, MySQL database, and P HPherlthon (that's PHP, Perl, and/or Python) scripting languages should definitely ring a bell or three. This dynamic quadro powers an amazing number of your favourite web sites and you're almost sure to have at least three in your current open source development arsenal." If you're involved in any sort of web development, while the acronym LAMP might not be familiar to you, the popular combo of the Linux operating system, Apache Web Server, MySQL database, and P HPherlthon (that's PHP, Perl, and/or Python) scripting languages should definitely ring a bell or three. This dynamic quadro powers an amazing number of your favourite web sites and you're almost sure to have at least three in your current open source development arsenal.

"While Linux is the predominant operating system, one should not dismiss *BSD as a powerful player in this field. And while PHP is the scripting cornerstone of LAMP, Perl and Python are the rather obvious swap-ins."

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