Programming Perl CGI Scripts & Web Software
From Mark Lewin, former About.com Guide
Perl CGI Programming
CGI is a bit of an outdated term these days, with all the new buzzwords surrounding web 2.0. At it's core, it is simply using Perl to process and present data as you would any web-centric language like PHP. In fact, the basic Perl CGI library comes with so much power, you'll discover that it's just as easy to build a complex site in Perl as create simple scripts.
- How to Create a Simple Perl CGI using CGI.pm
- Working with CGI.pm - Creating an HTML Document
- Working with CGI.pm - Creating HTML Forms
- Setting a Cookie in a Browser
Dealing with web sites isn't just about coding HTML and CSS. Being a system or server administrator requires a whole new level of Perl and Unix hacking skills.