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Audience

Web site developers wanting to create interactive Web pages.

Skills Gained

  • Browsers and Servers
  • Serverside Includes
  • Common Gateway Interface
  • Accessing Databases
  • Control Input to CGI Applications
  • Stateful CGI Applications
  • Perl CGI Module
  • Advanced HTML Interface Tools
  • Forms
  • CGI/Browser Interaction
  • Appendix: Overview of Internet Security

Prerequisites

Familiarity with HTML forms. Programming experience is required. Basic UNIX skills and the ability to use vi or a basic text editor are also required. Duration Three days.

Outline

Outline of CGI Programming using Perl Training

1.Browsers and Servers

  • WEB Browsers and Servers
  • URLS
  • Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)

2. Serverside Includes

  • Serverside Includes: Why?
  • The exec Command
  • Example

3. Common Gateway Interface

  • What is CGI?
  • Why use CGI applications?
  • Environment Variables
  • Managing CGI Files

4. Accessing Databases

  • Browser Database Access
  • Static Flat-File Database
  • Perl DBM Interface
  • Third Party RDBMS application

5. Control Input to CGI Applications

  • ISINDEX, GET, and POST
  • GET Method
  • POST Method

6. Stateful CGI Applications

  • Stateful vs. Stateless
  • Why Use Stateful CGI Applications?
  • Stateful Access with a Cookie

7. Perl CGI Module

  • CGI.pm Module
  • Perl Subroutines
  • Perl Objects
  • Perl Methods
  • Commonly Used Methods

8. Advanced HTML Interface Tools

  • Image Maps
  • Tables
  • Multiple Form Interaction
  • Frames
  • GD Library

9. Forms

  • Form Objects
  • Static Forms
  • Dynamic Forms

10. CGI/Browser Interaction

  • References
  • Animation Description
  • Server Push
  • Client Pull The Symbol Table

11. Appendix: Overview of Internet Security

  • Two-dimensional Arrays
  • Security Issues
  • Platform Differences
  • Cryptography
  • Encryption Keys
  • Controlling User Access
  • "Trusted Server"
  • Developing an e-mail interface

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