XAMPP facilitates the instalation of Apache, MySQL, PHP y Perl in the PC:.
XAMPP makes the life easy to the PHP programmer, because he don’t need to worry about the Apache installation. Just installing XAMPP you have ready to use the Apache server with the PHP, MySQL y Perl.
XAMPP is easy to install and uninstall, so you don’t have to worry about installing many programs.
You can work with PHP4 y PHP5 at the same time. It is possible to change between PHP4 y PHP5 in an easy way, without installing two servers Apache.
Without a doubt XAMPP facilitates the programmer's task a lot.