XAMPP plus JOOMLA installation

XAMPP:  Apache server with bunch of server utility for creating Web Server. (1.7.7)

including:

  • Apache 2.2.21
  • MySQL 5.5.16
  • PHP 5.3.8
  • phpMyAdmin 3.4.5
  • FileZilla FTP Server 0.9.39
  • Tomcat 7.0.21 (with mod_proxy_ajp as connector)
download, install to c:\xampp. run xampp_control, start Apache & MySql & make them as service.
from browser. 
http://localhost/xampp/index.php



Components

Status

MySQL database ACTIVATED 
PHP ACTIVATED 
HTTPS (SSL) ACTIVATED 
Common Gateway Interface (CGI) ACTIVATED 
Server Side Includes (SSI) ACTIVATED 
SMTP Service DEACTIVATED 
FTP Service DEACTIVATED 
Tomcat Service DEACTIVATED


Many thanks to the developers of these programs.



The XAMPP default ports:
ftp 21/tcp # File Transfer [Control] (XAMPP: FTP Default Port)
smtp 25/tcp mail # Simple Mail Transfer (XAMPP: SMTP Default Port)
http 80/tcp # World Wide Web HTTP (XAMPP: Apache Default Port)
pop3 110/tcp # Post Office Protocol - Version 3 (XAMPP: POP3 Default Port)
imap 143/tcp # Internet Message Access Protocol (XAMPP: IMAP Default Port)
https 443/tcp # http protocol over TLS/SSL (XAMPP: Apache SSL Port)
mysql 3306/tcp # MySQL (XAMPP: MySQL Default Port)
AJP/1.3 8009 # AJP/1.3 (XAMPP: Tomcat AJP/1.3 Port)
http-alt 8080/tcp # HTTP Alternate (see port 80) (XAMPP: Tomcat Default Port)
http://localhost/phpmyadmin/


JOOMLA:  CMS for web contents. (1.7)

Install Joomla 1.7 under c:\xampp\htdocs\joomla17
from browser:
http://localhost//joomla17
JavaScript must be enabled for proper installation of Joomla!
enable javascript: for chrome
Options>Under The Hood>Content Settings....>Javascript>Allow all sites to run JavaScript (recommended)


Database configuration:
database Type mysql (another options mysqli
Host name is localhost
User Name is root
Set password blank
Database name -j17Table Prefix J17_

error:
Could not connect to the database. Connector returned number: 2.
use phpmyadmin to create database
password blank

NO FPT
MAIN CONFIGURATION:
main configuration TNS
admin/admin

PLEASE REMEMBER TO COMPLETELY
REMOVE THE INSTALLATION DIRECTORY.
You will not be able to proceed beyond this point until the installation directory has been removed. This is a security feature of Joomla!.


\
pages, they all contain dozens of JScript errors at the top of each webpage
[b]Strict Standards: Static function JDatabase::test() should not be abstract in C:\xampp\htdocs\joomla17\libraries\joomla\database\database.php on line 350

Strict Standards: Accessing static property JCache::$_handler as non static in C:\xampp\htdocs\joomla17\libraries\joomla\cache\cache.php on line 394
[/b]

setting the php.ini to error_reporting = E_ALL | E_STRICT

solution disable c:\xampp\php\php.ini comment out error check
Then both front and back end Joomla were installed successful.
front:  http:////localhost/joomla17/
back:  http://localhost/joomla17/administrator/

 
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