Preparation Tools Before Starting Laravel

Before starting using laravel, some supporting equipment should be prepared first

1. XAMPP

XAMPP is the most popular PHP development environment. XAMPP is a completely free, easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl. The XAMPP open source package has been set up to be incredibly easy to install and to use.

Download XAMPP Here:

https://www.apachefriends.org/index.html

Or download here Xampp for Windows:

Xampp For Windows

After Download xampp you can Install, and then run XAMPP Control Panel

Start Apache and Mysql

and will be like this

open your browser and go to http://localhost you will see Welcome to Xampp Display that mean you success for xampp installation.

 

2. CMDER

Cmder is a software package created out of pure frustration over the absence of nice console emulators on Windows. It is based on amazing software, and spiced up with the Monokai color scheme and a custom prompt layout, looking sexy from the start.

Download Cmder here (Download Full With Git for Windows) :

http://cmder.net

or Download Here console emulator for Windows:

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Installation

  • Unzip
  • (optional) Place your own executable files into the bin folder to be injected into your PATH.
  • Run Cmder (Cmder.exe)

3. COMPOSER

Composer is a tool for dependency management in PHP. It allows you to declare the libraries your project depends on and it will manage (install/update) them for you.

Download Composer here:

https://getcomposer.org

or download here composer for windows:

Composer for Windows

Install composer and type composer in Cmder You will see the following display

if you see, we can begin for first laravel project