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Forum: Perl Server Side CGI Scripting
Category: Webmaster World
Founding Moderator: sugarkane
Current Moderators: jatar_k, coopster & phranque

Reached 15000 posts on Apr 24, 2003
Reached 25000 posts on Dec 12, 2006

Founded: 2000 (transformed from other defunct forums approx: Jan 1, 2001)

Perl is called The Duct Tape of the Internet. From forums to large search engines, scripting languages have transformed the internet from static content into dynamically generated and easy to update pages through the Common Gateway Interface (CGI) standard. Perl, PHP, shell scripts, and other script oriented programming languages are the heart of the internet. These languages present some unique challenges for old pros as well as those new to scripting.

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This forum is specific to the Perl programming language which is used to run CGI scripts on the web server in support of website operations.

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  • Fix My Code/Do My Homework posts are not all that welcome. This is a discussion board, if you have a problem, try to phrase your post in a manner conducive to discussion of the issue. We want to teach people to help themselves. (Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, you feed him for a life time.)
  • Excessive code dumps will be removed. We appreciate that it's often necessary to post code but it is not appropriate to expect other members to debug your whole script. A short snippet that is focused on the problem area is all that is required.
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