Perl and the Web

Burke Gallagher
Telescan Inc.

Tuesday August 14th 2001 at 7:00pm
OCC 128(a,b)


  • Why build dynamic pages?
  • CGI and perl
  • mod_perl
  • useful modules
  • techniques for acquiring data (databases)
  • handling errors

    This talk will focus on using perl to develop dynamic web pages. I will present a brief introduction to CGI and mod_perl, and then concentrate on perl techniques for web applications.

    Speaker Bio

    Burke has been programming computers for 25 years. He has been developing Internet based applications for 8 years. His last project has been building a system to hide discreet data sources from consumer applications via HTTP and XML.

    Getting to the meeting

    The next PerlSIG meeting of UniForum Chicago will be from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, August 14th, 2001, at the College of DuPage, building OCC - room 128(a,b).

            College of DuPage
            Building OCC, Rm 128(a,b)
            22nd and Lambert
            Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
    Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56). Butterfield West to Lambert Rd. Lambert Rd North to 22nd St. West on 22nd St to Lot 9 or 10 entrance. South into lot 9 or 10. Park in lot 9 or 10 and walk to the OCC (Open Campus Center) building. The meeting room is 128(a,b) which is towards the west end of the building.

    All UniForum Chicago general and PerlSIG meetings are open to the public free of charge.

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