CGI Programming FAQ

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This document contains numerous frequently asked questions regarding CGI. Specific questions addressed include: What is CGI? When do I need to use CGI? Should I use CGI or JAVA?; Do I need to be on Unix? Do I have to use Perl? Do I have to put it in a cgi-bin? What is CGIWrap, and how does it affect my program? How do I decode the data in my form? What HTTP request headers can I use? What is NPH? What is the difference between GET and POST? How can I get the hostname of the remote user? Can I password protect my pages? Why do I get Error 500?

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General : Tutorials

Title / Program Name:

CGI Programming FAQ

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http://www.webthing.com/tutorials/cgifaq.html

Cost:

Free

Author:

Nick Kew

Keywords:

cgi faq, cgi frequently asked questions, common gateway interface faq, cgi-bin, cgi overhead, cgi api, cgi ssi, cgi php, cgi environment variables, HTTP authentication using CGI, redirecting users with CGI

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A document that contains frequently asked questions regarding CGI

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