Absolute Beginners Guide To CGI
Absolute Beginners Guide To CGI - by Radhika Venkata
Can you count the number of hours you have sat in front of your monitor trying to figure out what CGI means, let alone what it does?
Well, you're not alone and someone has finally done it and here it is!
The Absolute Beginners Guide to CGI!
This is not just another jumble of cgi scripts that have been thrown together in a hasty attempt to increase page count or add value to a poorly written product.
The Absolute Beginners Guide to CGI! literally takes you by the hand and guides you step-by-step through the mysterious land of scripting. And, it is written in a style that guarantees understanding by any novice.
Here's a sample of what you'll find:
What is CGI and how does it work
What is a cgi-bin?
What to look for when buying a script
How to install a cgi script
Where to find scripts
What is Perl
What are file permissions
What is SSI and what does it mean to you
Common errors and debugging.
Written specifically for the novice, The Absolute Beginners Guide to CGI, even provides you with charts and graphs that explain how the flow of information integrates through your browser.
This is a definite "must-have" addition to the arsenal of any webmaster. All too often seasoned veterans forget just how daunting a task it is for the novice to sail through the murky waters of scripting. A beginners guide is just the ticket and much simpler than lengthy explanations.
Beginning immediately you can finally learn how to create your own contact forms, counters, date and time display and much, much more.
Don't wait! Solve the mysteries and end the hassle!