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There's no need to store file system paths in a database. Just store images in your database and then directly load them to your ASP.NET pages.
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In this ongoing look at different terms in the development industry, I pick an easy one -- or is it?
This week's Term of the Week column tackles CGI - Common Gateway Interface.
New column starting this week!
Kurt Seifried discusses security with a focus on CGI scripts. Does you site--or your ISP's--have CGI scripts that are a security risk?
I ran into Matt's Script Archive. It's a great site. He doesn't offer a great number of scripts, but the ones he does have work like a dream.
To "register" your page is to place it in the database of the search engine. That's what we'll talk about here.
I get letters all the time saying they want to advertise on their home page. I say, Great! How many people are coming in a day? I'm not talking hits mind you, I'm talking visitors.
Ever since I put up the three CGI tutorials I have been getting mail asking what I mean by "telnet into your system." I put this quick lesson together to explain in a bit more detail.
Use AltaVista or HotBot as your personal search engine!
People have been writing to me for a while now asking how they can get a Billboard Server or a Newsgroup-type effect. Others want to be able to post the results of their e-mail guestbook without all the hassle. Well, here's the answer.
Everybody wants a counter on their page. I can understand. I love the look of a counter proclaiming to all that my page is cool enough for a couple hundred thousand to roll through.
This map works through placing coordinates on the HTML page. Viewers must have a higher level browser to see it work.
This describes the creation of a CGI (Common Gateway Interface) image map. This type of map will work on all browsers.
Learn to create a searchable database for your Web page.
Now that you are ready to dive into object-oriented programming (OOP) with Perl, you are probably thinking that OOP must make writing CGIs a snap. After all, most of what you are doing is parsing form data and generating HTML responses. If you enscapsulat
Perl is by far the current language of choice for writing Common Gateway Interface (CGI) programs. Among the reasons for choosing Perl is its availability, its ease of use and its robustness. With Perl 5, object-oriented programming (OOP) has been added to this list.
From the very first days of the Web, people have wanted their Web servers to do more than just serve static documents. The Common Gateway Interface (CGI) extends the server's abilities but at the cost of launching additional processes. There also is FastC
This is without a doubt the number one item people ask me about. Everyone wants a counter. Why? I don't know. My guess is because someone else has one. I don't have a lot of room to talk. I have one, too.
If you follow this tutorial, you will be guided through the steps to place a guestbook CGI onto your system.