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1 decade ago by Paul

Hey just downloaded Impact and looking to get stuck in but I'm having a bit of a newbie issue!

Trying to figure out where do I extract the installation files to? I have looked at the other post where someone has a similar issue but I just need to know what folder do the files go in? I'm probably being really thick but I just keep getting the 'Object not found' error page when trying to load "http://localhost/impact/weltmeister.html".

With XAMPP installed, PHP and Apache running OK. What folder does 'localhost' relate to?

Apologies if it's a stupid question!

1 decade ago by 80bit

depends where you installed xampp and where you configure it to be but on mac os the default location is actually within the xampp folder, in the 'htdocs' shortcut, which is actually a symbolic link / alias pointing to Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/htdocs

No idea what that looks like on windows, but Im assuming you could probably replace Applications/ above with "Program Files/" or similar.

1 decade ago by Paul

Thanks really appreciate the rapid response :)

I have put the folder labelled "Impact" which contains the following files :

lib folder
media folder
tools folder

Into Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/htdocs and when I open safari and try to load the localhost page I now get a 404 error.

1 decade ago by BlackDolphinMedia

paul you need to check where you installed your xampp ..

but to be honest mamp is so much better on a mac .. you even could define your home directory .. you just point it to your impact folder and call it over the webbrowser .. done

1 decade ago by Paul

Just an update - after emailing Dominic it seems to of been in my case that the port MAMP was using was not port 80. I am able to use weltmeister through :

Maybe that will be of use to some in future?

1 decade ago by BlackDolphinMedia

mamp runs regulary on 8888

1 decade ago by coreysnyder

If you want to use the built in web-server capabilities of OSX to server your impactJS games check out this tutorial that I wrote.
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