I'm going to need to migrate a MS Access 2003 database to MySQL.

It's been a long time since I dabbled with a MySQL database and I'm not sure what's new and where I should start. I guess I need to install MySQL on my local machine to get started so... If I remember correctly there was a complete package that would install Apache/MySQL in on fell swoop. Is that still the case?

I want to develop the backend locally and then turn the front end duties over to another programme to do the front end PHP dutiesr. If possible I would like to install some sort of platform on my local machine where I could experiment with the Front End web pages that would be exposed to the Client in order to give my programmer a better understanding of what I'm looking for.