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Parsing a Web Form with Shell Scripts


Parse your web form input fields with CGI using Unix/Linux shell scripts...
CGI scripts for processing web forms can be written in any language, even shell scripts. The hardest part is parsing the input from the form.

The input is delivered using one of two methods, GET or POST. The GET method adds the information to the end of the URL, and the web server makes it available to the CGI program in the environment variable, QUERY_STRING. The POST method places it on the program's standard input.
 read more | mail this link | score:8648 | -Ray, February 12, 2007
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