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For our PHP MySQL eCommerce Admin Panel Tutorial Series, we are a need development environment. For our development environment, we are going to use XAMPP. 

XAMPP is a free and open source cross-platform web server solution stack package developed by Apache Friends, consisting mainly of the Apache HTTP Server, MariaDB database, and interpreters for scripts written in the PHP and Perl programming languages. It is a simple, lightweight Apache distribution that makes it extremely easy for developers to create a local web server for testing and deployment purposes.  XAMPP is also cross-platform, which means it works equally well on Linux, Mac, and Windows. 
In this article, we are going to Download and Install XAMPP on Mac, Windows, and Linux.

You may go to the respective section for the XAMPP installation.

Let's first install XAMPP on Mac OS High Sierra.

XAMPP Installation on Mac OS High Sierra

First, we need to download XAMPP for this visit URL https://www.apachefriends.org/download.html
Above URL redirect you to apachefriends.org Download Page. For Mac Download you need to scroll. For this tutorial series, we are downloading XAMPP for OS X  7.2.3. You may download different or the newer available version. Refer screenshot.

Once the download is completed successfully double click on the "xampp-osx-7.2.3-0-installer.dmg" file. The filename may be vary based on the version you selected for the download. Now, the installation for XAMPP is very simple. Follow the instructions shown on the XAMPP Installer screen. Following are the different installer screens.

As shown in the above image, XAMPP Installation is Completed successfully in Mac OS High Sierra. Let's check the installation steps on Windows 10.

XAMPP Installation on Windows

First, we need to download XAMPP for this visit URL
Download the installer for Windows 10. Double click to launch installer.

Finally, for the completeness of this article, we are going to check How to Install XAMPP on Ubuntu.

XAMPP Installation for UBUNTU

First visit the same URL to download the XAMPP installer for linux. Once the download is completed. Open download path in a terminal. For us it is Downloads. We also use "sudo su{ to get superuser privileges. Now change permission for XAMPP installer file using "chmod 777 xampp-linux-x64-"
Now type ./xampp-linux-x64-
Now follow the instruction shown in the terminal

Following are the different screens during the installation

Finally, our installation is completed successfully. Next, we are going to configure our development environment.