UNIFORUM TRAINING: CGI SCRIPTING WITH PERL (HANDS-ON)
April 20, 1999 - San Jose, CA
Length of Course: 1 Day
To register call 1-888-333-8649 or 1-831-662-9164 or e-mail:
Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is the technical term for the mechanism by
means of which programs are invoked on Web servers in response to mouse
clicks on hyperlinks by users of browsers. CGI programs perform such tasks
as database updates, product ordering, survey form completion, and so on.
They also generate new Web pages - termed dynamic web pages because these
pages are created on the fly by the CGI programs. From the user's
perspective, such pages are indistinguishable from hand-written ("static")
ones. But for the owners and builders of web sites, CGI programs open vast
The Web as a platform upon which to build and deploy applications has many
You Will Learn:
- It is machine-independent; your software will run identically on PCs,
Macintoshes, and workstations.
- It is timely; data and software updates are immediately available.
- It is easy to deploy; there is no software to distribute, since your
applications run on a server and the client software is standard.
- It is geographically dispersed; physical proximity is irrelevant since the
Web is indeed World Wide.
- It is easy for users to learn because browsers are intuitive and already
familiar to many.
This course provides the techniques that enable you to gain all these
The essential goal of the course is the acquisition of real skills. Upon
completion of this course, you will be able to:
Who Should Attend:This course is for Perl programmers who wish to construct interactive web
- Process data from HTML forms.
- Generate dynamic Web pages.
- Capture form data in files.
- Send e-mail from Perl scripts.
- Use the CGI.pm Perl module to make CGI scripting easier.
- Debug Perl CGI scripts.
To register: call 1-888-333-8649 or 1-831-662-9164 or email: email@example.com
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