CGI Programming with
Perl (2nd Edition)
by Gunther Birznieks, Scott Guelich, and Shishir Gundavaram
The Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is one of the most powerful
methods of providing
dynamic content on the Web. CGI is a generic
interface for calling external programs to
crunch numbers, query databases, generate
customized graphics, or perform any other
server-side task. Based on the best-selling CGI
Programming on the World Wide Web, this
edition has been completely rewritten to
demonstrate current techniques available with the
CGI.pm module and the latest versions of Perl.
validation, controlling browser caching,
making CGI scripts secure in Perl, working with
databases, creating simple search engines,
maintaining state between multiple sessions,
generating graphics dynamically, and improving
performance of CGI scripts.
by Selena Sol and Gunther Birznieks
CGI for Commerce goes through the Web Store script in
particular in great depth explaining the intricacies of order logic, PGP
and options. If you are going to set up web stores, we greatly recommend this
resource because of the time spent explaining shipping routines and PGP.
Read the text of the book here
CGI How To
by Steven Asbury, Jason Mathews and Selena Sol and published by WAITE Group Press
This book attempts to present solutions to common CGI
tasks in a straightforward, not overly technical manner. It provides cut
and paste solutions to "real" programming tasks. "How To" solutions
range from very basic to extremely complex and solutions often provide
both Perl and C examples.
Programming with Microsoft Afc
by Eric Swildens and Selena Sol and published by Wiley
AFC allows Java programmers to create different GUI components like buttons, scroll bars,
and graphics. This is a programming book for Java and Windows programmers
interested in AFC, teaching the technical details needed to program with
Java in Windows. CD-ROM contains over 75 example programs in Java, and
ready-to-use GUI components.
Perl 5 How-To : The Definitive Perl 5 Problem-Solver
by Stephen Asbury, Selena Sol, and a bunch of others
Nearly 200 solutions to Perl programming problems are included in "Perl 5 How-To".
Multi-platform (UNIX, DOS) documentation and solutions are explored, and
extensive CGI coverage is given. The CD-ROM includes Perl 5 source code,
Perl extensions, binaries, scripts, and utilities--all ready to plug into
the reader's own applications.