[Thamesvalley-pm] generating HTML
gmatt at nerc.ac.uk
Thu Oct 18 08:48:20 PDT 2007
Well... I threatened this email so here goes...
Is there a neater way of generating html than this:
print INDEX " <tr>
<td style=\"vertical-align: top;\">$host<br>
At the moment my code loops round generating table rows (of which the
above is the first column).
Given that the table is of an arbitrary size (depending on the number of
hosts defined) am I approaching this the right way? ie directly printing
out the raw html?
The generated page is essentially static, it is just generated by a cron
job and the table contains links to pages of generated data for each
host (if available).
I'm used to making my perl look neat and readable but now that it
contains huge dollops of html (such as the definition of my $header and
my $footer) it looks a mess.
Let me know if anyone wants to see the whole thing (and have a good
Greg Matthews 01491 692445
Head of UNIX/Linux, iTSS Wallingford
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