This is fourth part in the “Install Symfony 2 development environment on windows” series.
For part 3 – configuring apache and installing composer click here.
For part 2 – installing xampp click here.
For part 1 – installing git click here.
Intl already comes with XAMPP so we just need to edit the php settings
Find the row
and remove the ; so it reads
Save the file and stop and start apache
Go to (or reload the page)
Now the page should read
So just APC left. APC needs to be compiled so that we can use it and that is quite a job on a windows machine. But fortunately there are nice people who has done it and provides a link for us. So head over to http://downloads.php.net/pierre/ and download a copy of APC. At the time of writing there are two versions to chooose from
The XAMMP I downloades and installed use php 5.4.7 so I will go with the second one (php -v to check version). Unzip all the files. In the unzipped dir you will find two folders with different versions of APC one nts and one ts. You need to select the correction version. Open up http://localhost:8080/xampp/phpinfo.php and have a look at Zend Extension Build. Mine reads
so I will go with the TS version. Copy it to
Open up the php.ini file and add the following line to the end of the file
Stop and start Apache… And guess what? We are done, you can now enjoy Symfony development in the comfort of your own home!