Please include WT-NMP as an alternative to XAMPP in DEVELOPMENT list of apps
WT-NMP - portable Nginx Mysql Php development stack for Windows
A portable, preconfigured, lightweight, fast and stable server stack for developing php mysql applications on windows, based on the excellent webserver Nginx. Just unzip and start developing!
The portable ZIP Package contains:
- Nginx web server - 1.7.6
- Mysql database server - 5.6.21
- Php scripting language - 5.4.34 & 5.6.2
- Php Extensions: opcache, xdebug, xcache.
- MSmtp sendmail smtp client wrapper
- Composer.phar dependency manager for php
- Adminer.php web based mysql database manager
- wt-nmp.exe server manager
The portable version can be downloaded from http://sourceforge.net/projects/wtnmp/files/wtnmp-portable.zip/download
The resulting stack can be executed from any location then moved to a different path/location, and it will still run, configuration files are updated automatically by wt-nmp.exe
In order to install it, you only need vcredist_x86.exe ( Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 ) for running PHP, otherwise it has no dependencies.
It is regularly updated and it`s really fast and stable.
It is Open Source - GPL license
When updating to a newer version, the only cleanup required is the deletion of WT-NMP\bin\* . The user configuration files and database data are persistent during updates.