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Developing CGI Applications with Perlby John Deep
Synopses & Reviews
If you are ready to build your own customized interactive documents, forms, graphics, and other full-feature CGI applications using Perl, then this book will show you how. Developing CGI Applications with Perl is written by a team of CGI experts who have developed cutting-edge applications for many of the most advanced sites on the Web. This book:
* Provides all of the tools and techniques to build dynamic documents, database query tools, interactive graphics, Web search tools, and all other types of CGI applications
* Covers CGI, HTTP, and the Perl scripting language
* Reveals many of the best Web server utilities, HTML utilities, and other CGI applications now in use around the world
This comprehensive guide assumes no prior familiarity with Perl.
Book News Annotation:
Explains how webmasters (i.e. HTML programmers) can set up World Wide Web sites with Common Gateway Interface applications using the Perl scripting language. Assumes no previous experience with Perl, and indeed begins with very elementary introductions to the WWW and HTML. No bibliography.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
JOHN DEEP is the founder of Digital Direct, Inc., a company specializing in developing interactive multimedia and Web software. His clients have included Netscape, Adobe, R. R. Donnelley, Citibank, and Arthur Andersen. Mr. Deep also worked closely with Adobe in developing Acrobat and is also the coauthor of Designing Interactive Documents with Adobe Acrobat Pro (Wiley).
PETER HOLFELDER is the cofounder of General Information Systems, a computer consulting firm that specializes in Web site design. He is also a consultant at Digital Direct, and he coauthored Designing Interactive Documents with Adobe Acrobat Pro (Wiley).
Table of Contents
The World Wide Web.
The HyperText Transfer Protocol.
Free for All Links.
Random Image Displayer.
Server Push and Client Pull.
rand*.cgi: A Random Anything-You-Want Generator.
A WWW-Based Information Management System.
ORG: ORacle Gateway.
Creating Dynamic Documents.
Inexpensive Internet Services.
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