CGI Programming with Perl

ISBN-10: 1565924193
ISBN-13: 9781565924192
Authors: Shishir Gundavaram, Scott Guelich, Gunther Birznieks, Linda Mui
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Programming on the Web today can involve any of several technologies, but the Common Gateway Interface (CGI) has held its ground as the most mature method--and one of the most powerful ones--of providing dynamic web content. CGI is a generic interface for calling external programs to crunch numbers, query databases, generate customized graphics, or perform any other server-side task. There was a time when CGI was the only game in town for server-side programming; today, although we have ASP, PHP, Java servlets, and ColdFusion (among others), CGI continues to be the most ubiquitous server-side technology on the Web. CGI programs can be written in any programming language, but Perl is by…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated Number of pages: 472 Dimensions: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 1.628 lbs. Language: English