Custom subroutine library for developing your own CGI programs * Line-by-line explanations of 20 of the most popular CGI programs and subroutines that are essential to your Web site * Compatible with Perl 4 and 5 * Tested under WindowsR(r), UNI Custom subroutine library for developing your own CGI programs * Line-by-line explanations of 20 of the most popular CGI programs and subroutines that are essential to your Web site * Compatible with Perl 4 and 5 * Tested under WindowsR(r), UNIXR(r), and MacOSR(r)
If you want to make your Web site as interactive as possible, as soon as possible, you've come to the right place! This book/CD powerhouse arms you with 20 of today's most-demanded CGI programs and subroutines, designed and written especially for this book, each ready to load and use. At the same time, it offers you a quick, painless, and unique hands-on way to learn basic and advanced CGI/Perl programming.
The CGI/Perl Cookbook begins with a concise overview of CGI programming for beginners, followed by a guide to installing CGI programs on UNIX, PC, and MacOS Web servers. The rest of the book is devoted to line-by-line, feature-by-feature explanations of seven cutting-edge CGI programs; including a search engine, password protection, advanced form processing, a shopping cart, customized bulk e-mail, advanced visitor feedback, and more; as well as 13 subroutines for e-mail support, file encoding, credit card validation, e-mail address checking, error handling, and text encryption. You also get a usage guide, installation instructions, and professional CGI and Perl programming tricks and customization tips for each program and subroutine.
The CD-ROM is a gold mine of ready-to-use software and valuable information. You get: * All the CGI programs from the book-code and ready-to-run versions * The complete Matt's Script Archive * A collection of the best scripts from across the Web-source code included * The complete Perl programming manual * The most recent Windows, UNIX, and MacOS versions of Perl ...Continua Nascondi