Beginning CGI Programming with Perl

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Welcome to the CGI Programming with Perl Tutorials. There are several different courses to choose from, with CGI script examples using the Perl language. Each tutorial will take 10 to 30 minutes, and are designed to build on each other like chapters in a book.

These tutorials assume that you already have been on the Internet and that you understand the definition of a Web page. You do not have to be a Web page author to understand these courses. A basic understanding of HTML is helpful, however. these tutorials spends significant time explaining how to use the HTML Form tag and its components to create Web forms for getting information from your Web clients.

These tutorials are written primarily for the UNIX environment. Because Perl works on any platform and the HTTP and HTML specifications can work on any platform, you can apply what you learn from these tutorials to non-UNIX operation systems.