Bitnami MAMP Stack provides a complete, fully-integrated and ready to run MAMP development environment. In addition to PHP, MySQL and Apache, it includes FastCGI, OpenSSL, phpMyAdmin, ModSecurity, SQLite, Varnish, ImageMagick, xDebug, Xcache, OpenLDAP, ModSecurity, Memcache, OAuth, PEAR, PECL, APC, GD, cURL and other components and the following frameworks:Zend Framework, Symfony, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Smarty, Laravel.
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I cannot say how much the bitnami mamp stack has eased my development woes. I used to build everything out on the mac itself and every freaking time that os x would update, my hard work configuring everything would be gone cause it would break something. With bitnami's mamp stack, those problems are long behind me. Now when I update and fire up bitnami, I can go straight to work and get busy coding. And it has the frameworks already built in and supported like my beloved laravel. Thank you bitnami team for having an awesome product!
When I started working with web development, the mamp stack came to the rescue with it's ease of deployment. Just a one click install.
Even though Mac OS X has a built web server, it's easier to work with mamp since there isn't much configuration to do and you know what you are getting into. If you don't need it anymore you can just uninstall it. I'm not a fan of having junk build up in my computer so I definitely choose a bitnami stack over DIY while I'm getting started. I recommend it to my friends who are getting started as well so they can skip the complicated setup and jump right into the fun content creation first.
I love bitnami mamp!. The only issue is upgrading to latest version. I need to backup apache config files, project and db files first, then un install the stack and re-install the latest one and then finally update the config, restore the project files and db on mysql to get back in track. If there is a way to upgrade to latest via its control panel it would be really great.
Anyway I will highly recommend this for all mac users.