Perl and Apache: Your visual blueprint for developing dynamic Web content

Perl and Apache: Your visual blueprint for developing dynamic Web content

by Adam McDaniel
     
 

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Visually explore the range of built-in and third-party libraries of Perl and Apache

Perl and Apache have been providing Common Gateway Interface (CGI) access to Web sites for 20 years and are constantly evolving to support the ever-changing demands of Internet users. With this book, you will heighten your knowledge and see how to usePerl and Apache to develop

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Visually explore the range of built-in and third-party libraries of Perl and Apache

Perl and Apache have been providing Common Gateway Interface (CGI) access to Web sites for 20 years and are constantly evolving to support the ever-changing demands of Internet users. With this book, you will heighten your knowledge and see how to usePerl and Apache to develop dynamic Web sites.

Beginning with a clear, step-by-step explanation of how to install Perl and Apache on both Windows and Linux servers, you then move on to configuring each to securely provide CGI Services. CGI developer and author Adam McDaniel shows techniques for effectively developing and maintaining dynamic sites and he shares real-world examples describing MySQL database access, PayPal credit-card transactions, and sample Facebook and Twitter interfaces.

  • Apache and Perl have been providing Common Gateway Interface (CGI) access to Internet Web sites for more than two decades, and both products are constantly evolving to support today's user requirements
  • Shows how to install Perl and Apache on Windows and Linux servers and configure each to securely provide CGI services
  • Details techniques for effectively developing and maintaining dynamic Web sites
  • Addresses MySQL database access and PayPal credit-card transactions, and examines sample Facebook and Twitter interfaces

With this book, you’ll benefit from a wealth of techniques and resources that you won’t find anywhere else.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118036372
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/31/2011
Series:
Visual Blueprint , #50
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
448
File size:
52 MB
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Meet the Author

Adam McDaniel (Red Deer, AB, Canada) is a CGI developer, technical architect, and a Linux hobbyist. He has worked in IT since 1996, creating dynamic websites with Perl and Apache since 1997. Prior to becoming a freelance writer, Adam contributed to the Android Project, the Linux Kernel, and produced and maintains the Linux EeePC Kernel Repository for Ubuntu v8.04 and later.

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