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What is MAMP?

It can be installed under macOS and Windows with just a few clicks. It provides them with all the tools they need to run WordPress on their desktop PC for testing or development purposes, for example. It doesn't matter if you prefer Apache or Nginx or if you want to work with PHP, Python, Perl or Ruby.
MAMP is a tool in the localhost Tools category of a tech stack.

Who uses MAMP?

7 companies reportedly use MAMP in their tech stacks, including Directus, In Situ Training, and The Wunderfund Platform.

59 developers on StackShare have stated that they use MAMP.

MAMP Integrations

Pros of MAMP
Comes with PHP and phpmyadmin preinstalled
Great Support of Native Languages
Decisions about MAMP

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose MAMP in their tech stack.

Helfried Plenk
Senior Partner at IBS IT-DL GmbH · | 1 upvote · 674.7K views
Needs advice

installing a local Joomla! 3.9 website for testing - I already downloaded an installed XAMPP - when now reading some other docs I found mentioned MAMP ... have I to change?

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MAMP Alternatives & Comparisons

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MAMP's Followers
132 developers follow MAMP to keep up with related blogs and decisions.