NOW 'QUAD' PHP (5.6.0, 5.5.16, 5.4.32 & 5.3.29)
Your Joomla! Project as far as to one "click" of your mouse. JOOMLAS2GO! is the step more, that most of we were waiting from long time!. The standalone development environment recommended for beginners and advanced Users but, a must for Joomla! Web Developers & Administrators. Develope or upgrade your Joomla! site with the latest Joomla! version: Local, Easy & Safe...
The new Joomlas2Go! concept allows you to choose nearly the same server configuration OFFLINE with Joomlas2Go! that you have in your ONLINE (production or development) server:
CURRENTLY RECOMMENDED - SERVER CONFIGURATION
Apache 2.4.x, MySQL 5.6.x, PHP 5.6.x. Recommended ONLINE server configuration if your target is to run a Joomla! 3.x Project (InnoDB Engine by default @MySQL) with FULLTEXT Indexes / FULLTEXT search ready. Still rarely available under CPanel, Plesk, Virtualmin default powered server compilations, unless it's specifically customized or you are using an additional VPS server running MySQL 5.6 and serving it to them.
- Choose the equivalent [VC11-Win32-x86] A24.M5620 package that currently offers Apache 2.4.10, 'QUAD' PHP (5.6.0, 5.5.16, 5.4.32 & 5.3.29)*, MySQL 5.6.20 & PhPMyAdmin 4.2.8 plus Joomla! 3.3.3 and Joomla! 2.5.24 for your OFFLINE works.
* Note you must have Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update 4 (x86 version) already installed in Windows 8 or Windows 7 to run (VC11-x86) PHP 5.6.x or PHP 5.5.x under Apache 2.4.x.
EARLY OBSOLETE - SERVER CONFIGURATION
Apache 2.2.x, MySQL 5.5.x, PHP 5.3.x. If, still today, you are running this ONLINE server configuration...
- Choose the equivalent [VC9-Win32-x86] A22.M5539 package that currently offers Apache 2.2.27, MySQL 5.5.39, 'DUAL' PHP (5.4.32 & 5.3.29) and PhPMyAdmin 4.2.8 plus Joomla! 3.3.3, Joomla! 2.5.24 and Joomla! 1.5.26 for your OFFLINE works.
OBSOLETE - SERVER CONFIGURATION
Apache 2.2.x, MySQL 5.1.x, >PHP 5.3.15. If, still today, you are running this ONLINE server configuration you should upgrade your ONLINE server URGENTLY!. If that's not posible yet...
- Choose the equivalent [VC9-Win32-x86] A22.M5173 package that currently offers Apache 2.2.27, MySQL 5.1.73, PHP 5.3.29 and PhPMyAdmin 184.108.40.206 plus Joomla! 2.5.24 and Joomla! 1.5.26 for your OFFLINE works.
>> Joomlas2Go! offers you a VC11 (Windows 8+ & 7 ready) or VC9 (Windows 8, 7 & XP ready) environment with the latest Joomla! versions fully tested before released them (If still running Windows XP you are limited to use the VC9 compilation packages, only).
>>: All mentioned Joomlas2Go! versions have a dedicated Portable browser built-in, let's say Firefox Portable, working as your Desktop Joomla! Development Environment.
As soon as you will download any of the Joomlas2Go! Packs to your PC, you will have a fully functional Standalone Local Web Server, already configured & tweaked to meet the latest Joomla! requirements, that will save you of the need to install and config. other standard local servers in your windows system. Just with a single "Click" you will get inside the built-in browser your new Joomla! Project running locally and ready to go to customize it with no more headaches and/ or bandwidth limits.
Couldn't be easier!, download the latest JOOMLAS2GO! version of your interest, 7-Zip the folder included as follows:
>> Extract it to the ROOT of a logical partition of your hard disk (recommended E:\ or F:\... better than to the system C:\ drive) the extracted main folder and rename it if you wish (as much short name as possible & without blanks). Finally, Run the joomlasgo.exe file to start-up the server and check that the loaded URL inside the browser is http://127.0.0.1:4001/joomla**/ to see your new Joomla! Project loaded and running.
-> To stop the server just right-click over the light-blue U icon located at the right-down corner, close to the Windows clock, and left-click inside to shutdown the running servers before to close the UwAMP GUI.