Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module A805. This module is presented on Private Courses
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|2416||Automating access to a page obscured behind a holding page|
Question: "I have a web page that I visit which sends me an initial response to say that it's working on the results, and then the results appear a few seconds later. I want to use an automed process / program on my computer to visit this page and store the final results, rather than having to access ...
|45||CGI v mod_perl|
Just debunking a couple of myths today ...
CGI (Common Gateway Interface) scripts are run on a web server computer under the control of a piece of web server software (typically Apache httpd), but as separate processes. This means that each time a script is called up, it has to be translated from the ...
Most people use Perl scripts on the web to run programs that generate web pages, and they use PHP to write web pages that include programitic (scripted) elements. Both of these approaches work well.
But let's say that you want to provide web pages that include a bit of scripting, you know Perl already, ...
Examples from our training material
|coojar|| Automated web client to wait for results page|
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Topics covered in this module
Running Perl within the Apache Web server - through CGI or modPerl.
URL encoding and decoding - reading from a form.
Embedding Perl in Web pages.
Using the CGI.pm module to save coding.
Using LWP on the server to act as client to another server.
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