Is it possible to shadow my PHP project under development in SkyDrive hosted under XAMPP while keeping the folder in c:\xampp\www directory. This way I can share a small-enterprise level project with my peers without making it open (like CodePlex and github offerings for free users).

  • What about Dropbox or other similar programs? What about GitHub's paid account? (It's damn cheap, and there is no size limit!)
    – Apache
    Jul 24 '12 at 10:58
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    What about SkyDrive? If I can do it natively for free, then why should I go for third party solution? Jul 24 '12 at 10:59
  • NTFS junction or something like that? (I hate skydrive, your files are basically public if you upload something there.)
    – Apache
    Jul 24 '12 at 11:00
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    @shiki, are you trolling here really? Anyway that's not the truth; only shared files/folders are publicly accessible! I am using SkyDrive and I am quite satisfied. Jul 24 '12 at 11:05
  • No I'm not "trolling". They don't encrypt, and basically what you upload, belongs to them. In fact, I just posted an answer, as a comment. See Vulcan's answer down there. Meh.
    – Apache
    Jul 24 '12 at 11:08

I found the solution. We can create a junction or symbolic link in Windows using the command:

mklink /d C:\xampp\www\skydrive C:\Users\<your-username>\SkyDrive\myPHPwork

Place your project(s) in myPHPwork folder. Then you can browse to:


Here is a great article explaining the exact scenario using .


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