If everything has been configured properly, the CGI script
will show up just like a web page, and you can start using it straight away.
The CGI script
can be written so the form will be sent to an e-mail address or logged in an online file of responses.
Finally the CGI script
set the card expiry date in the student's record in the data hub by calling another stored procedure.
A CGI script
can be as simple or as complex as the task it is requested to do.
This application speeds web application projects by automating the development of Perl CGI scripts
which insert/update/query or delete records within MySQL or Oracle database servers.
From a cache's point of view, Active Server Pages (ASP) are very similar to CGI scripts
But since we were using CGI forms a lot, I really ended up writing the entire user interface for patron and staff in Peri CGI scripts
that generated the HTML for display and executed SQL queries to retrieve information from the database to be displayed.
Comprehensive Server Checking is confirmed by periodically retrieving standard Web pages using HTTP requests and running background CGI scripts
to make sure Layers 3-7 are correctly operating before handing off potentially revenue-generating Web transactions.
As mentioned, CGI scripts
are programs written to get the Web page to do tasks, such as count the number of visitors.
Communication between the applets and server side applications is accomplished through CGI scripts
written in Perl.
Web publishing, home pages, HTML, CGI scripts
, and the rest of the Internet acronym soup can be overwhelming, particularly if you are new on the Net or if your boss said that you've got to get World Wide Web pages ready by yesterday if not sooner.
After all, there are many interesting online publications that don't use CGI scripts
Moreover, many design elements have to be coded into CGI scripts
, and this makes it difficult for designers and HTML coders to change what software developers wrote into them.