When I tried installing phpDocumentor alongside XAMPP on my Windows Machine, I found it somewhat tricky. Thus, I decided to post my installation steps here for future reference.
Create a pear subfolder inside your document root folder(e.g.
In a DOS window, go to:
Execute the following .:
c:/xampp/htdocs with your document root)
You should get the message:
And then type:
That’s it! PhpDocumentor installation should being and, if everyting worked OK,
you should be able to access PhpDocumentor’s web interface through:
However if you get an error message like this one (which I got):
Then you must go into the
PhpDocumentor/docbuilder/ folder in the location you
installed PhpDocumentor at, open these files:
builder.php and edit this line in each of them.
I took this fix from this nexua. So all credit is deserved to them.