Essential PERL 5 for Web Professionals

Essential PERL 5 for Web Professionals

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With PERL 5, you can streamline or automate virtually any Web development task! Now you can learn PERL 5, by example, from two leading Fortune 500 Web developers! Master all you need to get results, as you build real-world practice sites that sell products, educate visitors, offer subscriptions, and display ads. Best of all, the finished sites are on the Web - so you can reuse the code and see exactly how your pages should look and work! Write PERL scripts to do all this, and much more! * Read and write files * Send email automatically * Search the Web * Add counters to your site * Authenticate your users * Rotate banners * Process forms Rely on Essential Guides for ALL the Web Skills You Need! All these books share the same great format, and the same dynamic Web site. . . so once youve used one, theyre all a piece of cake! * Essential CSS & DHTML for Web Professionals * Essential PERL 5 for Web Professionals * Essential Photoshop 5 for Web Professionals * Essential JavaScript for Web Professionals * With more to come!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 147.32 x 223.52 x 15.24mm | 317.51g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • w. figs.
  • 0130126535
  • 9780130126535

Table of contents

1. Learning to Read and Write. New Features. Reading External Files with Perl. Reading an External File through a Browser. Project I: Automating Articles. Randomize. Displaying Files by Time of Day. Project II: Writing to External Files.2. E-mail Script! Project I: E-mail Script. Quick Introduction to Forms. E-mail Return Script. Checking for Required Fields. sub print_error_page. Passing Variables Back to the User. Writing the Results to a File (Comma and Tab Delimited). Modified E-mail Script.3. Interacting with Users. Project I: Write a Guestbook. Project II: Multiple Choice Logging Poll or Voting Booth. Project III: Quiz.4. Searching the Web. Project I: Basic Search Engine. Project II: Advanced Search Engine.5. Who's Watching Whom. Project I: Tracking Visitors. Project II: Password Protection.Appendix A: An Introduction to Forms. Appendix B: Stepping through the Perly Gates. Appendix C: Miscellaneous Reference. Index.
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About Dan Livingston

Micah Brown co-owns Etail Enterprises, a Northern California Web advertising consultancy. Sites he has developed include Dr. Laura, Pacific Bell, and Ascend. Dan Livingston's high-profile Web design clients include Apple. Pacific Bell, and Novell. His sites have won numerous awards and been featured on CNN Prime Time. Chris Bellow specializes in PERL, ASP, Tango and PHP. His clientele includes Hewlett-Packard, MacSys, and Pacific Bell.
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