I've only been able to find tutorials to set up Apache/MySql/Django on servers, but I'd like to set up an environment on my machine for development. Does anyone have any good tutorials or suggestions? Thanks in advanced!

Edit: If there isn't a good one, let's team up and write one!

  • Have you tried one of those tutorials for the Server edition on the Desktop? What is it that doesn't work on the Desktop? – Luís de Sousa Jan 29 '14 at 11:05

Instead of hosting a web server locally, I would suggest that you grab PyCharm Community Edition, which simplifies the process; Develop with the built-in server locally, and deploy to your 'production' server when you are ready.

Installing MySql is simpler, you can use

sudo apt-get install mysql-server
  • Ah, I've downloaded PyCharm but stepped away from it in favor of Eclipse and PyDev. I'll give it another go tonight. Thanks for the suggestions! – user236613 Jan 16 '14 at 21:25

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