WIMP (software bundle)

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The acronym WIMP is a solution stack of software, partially free and open source software, used to run dynamic Web sites on servers. The expansion is as follows:

The Microsoft Web Platform Installer is a tool to install applications on a WIMP-system.

LAMP is a similar stack, of entirely free software with Linux replacing Windows, and Apache HTTP Server replacing IIS.

WAMP is a similar stack, with Apache replacing IIS.

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  1. ^ Dale Dougherty (January 26, 2001). "LAMP: The Open Source Web Platform". ONLamp.