XAMPP is an open source cross platform solution stack released by Apache.
XAMPP comprises of Apache HTTP server, MariaDB or MySQL for database purpose, and the programing languages such as PHP and Perl. The X in the XAMPP stands for Cross Platform which means it can support any OS. The XAMPP package simplifies the installation of Apache and other essential components with it. XAMPP makes it easy for developers to create a local web server for testing and deployment purpose. XAMPP is always kept up to date as all of its components are are updated to their latest version. The XAMPP stack also includes several other modules such as OpenSSL, MediaWiki, Joomla, WordPress and more.