[sf-perl] Learning CGI with Perl
david at fetter.org
Fri Mar 2 13:55:05 PST 2007
On Thu, Mar 01, 2007 at 07:29:26PM -0800, Neil Heller wrote:
> I decided that I wanted to learn some CGI to go along with my Perl
> in a Winderz environment. I bought what I had hoped was a good book
> but... ActiveState Perl gagged on the first line of the program.
> The error message was that if I used -T in the "#!" line then I
> needed to use it on the command line. So I went to the command line
> and tried to start the prog manually with -T as a command line
> parameter. From that I got the same message.
> Does anybody have an idea on how I can overcome this?
> Better yet, can anyone suggest a good book for learning CGI?
> FWIW, the name of the book is "CGI programming with Perl". The
> source code follows.
I think you should probably pick up a more recent book on this, as
hand-tooling HTML headers went out with the 90s. At least check out
CGI.pm and its successors :)
> #! perl -wT
> print <<END_OF_HTML
> content-type: text/html
> <TITLE>About this servr</TITLE>
> <H1>About this server</H1>
> Server name: $ENV(SERVER_NAME)
> Listening on Port: $ENV(SERVER_PORT)
> Server Software: $ENV(SERVER_SOFTWARE)
> Server Protocol: $ENV(SERVER_PROTOCOL)
> CGI Version: $ENV(GATEWAY_INTERFACE)
> Neil Heller
> nheller at silcon.com
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