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Perl by Example, Fourth Edition by Ellie Quigley

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Chapter 16. CGI and Perl: The Hyper Dynamic Duo

CGI and Perl: The Hyper Dynamic Duo

Static and Dynamic Web Pages

Once you start browsing the Internet, you jump from one site to another, viewing all kinds of Web pages from simple home pages to highly developed sites, such as Google or Amazon. Even a simple Web page is a file that normally contains HTML tags and text, formatting instructions, and underlined phrases called links that connect you to other documents either on the same machine or on some other machine on the network. The document (called a hypertext document) tells the browser how to display the document; e.g., what fonts, colors, styles will be used. The page may also contain ...

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