How to Set Up MySQL without MAMP

Published May 2016

Local set up, done right.

MAMP is not required for setting up a local PHP environment or a local MySQL environment. After downloading and installing MySQL, we’ll show you how to connect to it and manage it with Sequel Pro, a free tool for SQL databases.

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