[joomla] Joomla on Mac

Gary Mort garyamort at
Tue Mar 9 18:22:46 EST 2010

MAMP is good, MAMP PRO is better and will give you all you need for quite a

However, if you really start getting into dev heavily, I am afraid Mitch is
right about MacPorts.  After weeks of struggling and months of installing
"just one" app from source to do something, I am breezing through the
reinstall setup I was dreading using MacPorts.

If you find yourself compiling something from source, it's time to look into
MacPorts.  If your just doing MySQL/PHP MAMP is a solid solution.

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 5:07 PM, Mitch Pirtle <mitch.pirtle at> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 4:25 PM, Chris TheEnd <chris at>
> wrote:
> > yes, I use MAMP it is nice.
> >
> > you can go through the trouble with  using the local mysql and php but
> there are problems with it.
> >
> > plus sides to MAMP.
> >
> > easy switch back and forth from php4,5, phpmyadmin  if you like that as
> well.
> If you're looking to rock more complex setups like memcache, xdebug
> and whatnot feel free to check out MacPorts:
> Basically gives me the same kind of power and control I'm used to on
> my *nix systems.
> -- Mitch
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