Chapter 30. Using Perl and Python


The primary open-source web-development tools are often lumped together as a makeshift suite called LAMP: Linux, Apache, MySQL, and Perl/Python/PHP. Linux and Apache provide the base to deliver your web-based application; MySQL provides convenient data access; and scripting languages such as Perl, Python, and PHP handle much of the “heavy lifting” involved in working with the data and presenting it to the end user.

The massive growth of the ...

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