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A free and open-source cross-platform web server solution stack package
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What is XAMPP?

It consists mainly of the Apache HTTP Server, MariaDB database, and interpreters for scripts written in the PHP and Perl programming languages.
XAMPP is a tool in the Web Servers category of a tech stack.

Who uses XAMPP?

4 companies reportedly use XAMPP in their tech stacks, including The Tech Basket, Guzo Lemine, and Skillsbook.

25 developers on StackShare have stated that they use XAMPP.

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Why developers like XAMPP?

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XAMPP Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to XAMPP?
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MySQL WorkBench
It enables a DBA, developer, or data architect to visually design, model, generate, and manage databases. It includes everything a data modeler needs for creating complex ER models, forward and reverse engineering, and also delivers key features for performing difficult change management and documentation tasks that normally require much time and effort.
nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.
Apache HTTP Server
The Apache HTTP Server is a powerful and flexible HTTP/1.1 compliant web server. Originally designed as a replacement for the NCSA HTTP Server, it has grown to be the most popular web server on the Internet.
Microsoft IIS
Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web applications, IIS's scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.
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XAMPP's Followers
14 developers follow XAMPP to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Eldes Oliveira
Anand Srivastava
Agustinus Nathaniel
Hercial Vitalis
John Alton
Bernard Matanga
Oguzhan-Burak Bozkurt
Elvis Petrovich