Xampp updating php
It allows you to test Word Press without creating an actual website on the internet.Local websites are only visible to you on your computer.The standard PHP memory requirements for Drupal core are a bare minimum.Sites that run many contrib modules, or particularly memory-intensive ones, will need more.
If you have done it successfully with Moodle, let me know.
Most of the windows users choose XAMMP to install Apache distribution containing My SQL, PHP, php My Admin, and Perl.
But, if you try to update any one of the softwares, you may face difficulties.
Moodle 2.3 to 2.6.1 for Windows comes with pieces of XAMPP 1.7.4.
Although it works well, the version of PHP that comes included with it is buggy, lacks some key features for development such as a modern control panel and php My Admin.