Do you want to learn web programming quickly? Do you know a little Perl and a little HTML? Then this course is for you. Learn how to do web programming securely while avoiding many of the common pitfalls found in other courses.
Why another online web programming course?
A (mostly) painless demonstration of a simple web program.
A closer look at the CGI.pm module and why you shouldn't roll your own.
A brief overview of CGI and web security. Includes code examples and many links.
Creating an HTML form and converting it to Perl code.
A simple demonstration of capturing data from the form we created in lesson 4.
A walk through the creation of two short but complete CGI programs.
Cookies and basic cookie management, which are easy to get wrong.