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Interacting with data through HTML forms

Often the data you need to display in your webpage comes from a preexisting source like a CSV file. However, just as frequently you're called upon to gather data from your site visitors. And the only way to do that is through a form. In this lesson, we'll take a brief look at what you need in place to successfully pull data from your web site audience. The first thing you'll need is some sort of server-side technology. As of this recording, there's no reliable way to use a client-side technology like JavaScript.

Including frameworks like jQuery to write to a file. For that, you'll need to use a server side tech like PHP, .NET, or the old standby CGI. It's beyond the scope of this course to go into the details of exactly how it's done. But I found that many beginning web designers are under the impression that a form by itself can handle these chores. It cannot. Next, you'll want to be aware of security concerns. Unfortunately, there are many bad actors out there who are wil...

Interacting with data through HTML forms
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Interacting with data through HTML forms provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Joseph Lowery as part of the Working with Data on the Web

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