Re: [PBML] perl and browser
- At 05:15 PM 8/10/98 -0000, you wrote:
>Please,thru my local server (not the remote). I think I remember getting a free
>> How can I do to run a Perl CGI script from my browser (by example,
>> Netscape) in Windows 95. I have Perl for Win32 v5.0003_7 on my PC.
>> Thank you in advanced.
>Do you have server software on your local computer?
>If not the following will apply.
>If I am tryng to test my perl programs on my local computer, I have to go
copy of Microsoft's "Personal Server" that came on the CD included in back
of one of my perl books. I use Website Pro but I think Microsoft puts one
out free. What happens is the URL that you type in will look similar to
>Where file.htm is the HTML page that the form is on. If you have yourserver software going, the browser will "talk" to the server software and
"do the script". If you have an error in your script, your browser will
come back with possible reasons why it errored.
If you are just testing scripts, it might be best to stay away from
Microsoft's personal webserver. It's pretty clunky and a little overpowered
for that use.
Instead, try Omnihttpd, available at pretty much any large shareware site
(www.shareware.com works) or at http://www.omnicron.ab.ca/httpd/
Super-easy to install, very configurable, but not overpowering and not a
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