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Using Perl/CGI Scripts
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Using Perl/CGI Scripts

with Bill Weinman

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Installing a Perl/CGI script doesn't have to be difficult, and making small modifications shouldn't take a rocket scientist. Designed for the web professional, Using Perl/CGI Scripts explains in simple step-by-step instructions how a CGI script works. You will acquire the skills you need to edit and install a Perl script on your server, and even make simple modifications without having to hire an expensive programmer! Complete with working examples of counters, contact forms, and even a web blog, Using Perl/CGI Scripts will guide you through the process of customizing and installing these scripts on your own web site.

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Using Perl/CGI Scripts
2h 21m Beginner May 15, 2003

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Installing a Perl/CGI script doesn't have to be difficult, and making small modifications shouldn't take a rocket scientist. Designed for the web professional, Using Perl/CGI Scripts explains in simple step-by-step instructions how a CGI script works. You will acquire the skills you need to edit and install a Perl script on your server, and even make simple modifications without having to hire an expensive programmer! Complete with working examples of counters, contact forms, and even a web blog, Using Perl/CGI Scripts will guide you through the process of customizing and installing these scripts on your own web site.

Download the scripts used in the movies from the Exercise Files tab.

Topics include:
  • What is Perl?
  • What is CGI?
  • Installing a Perl script
  • Installing a hit counter
  • Installing a contact form script
  • Installing a blog script
  • Security issues
Subjects:
Developer Web Programming Languages Web Development
Software:
Perl CGI
Author:
Bill Weinman

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