Tasks requires PHP 4 (version 4.1 or greater) or PHP 5 and MySQL 4 or later. PHP and MySQL are free downloads and will run happily on Mac OS X, Windows NT/2000/XP and Unix/Linux systems.
Here are some web sites that are good resources to help you get PHP up and running. PHP must be configured to allow short PHP tags (this is the default setting).
- PHP Installation on Mac OS X (recommended)
- PHP Installer for Apache 2 on Mac OS X
- PHP Installation on Windows (Follow-up article)
- The PHP web site
Here are some web sites that are good resources for getting MySQL up and running.