Eighty percent of our technical support questions are server-related issues. Any software which is loaded on the server side will need to be compatible with that server. Problem...No two webservers are configured in the same manner.
Intro to Perl - Hashes. Previously known as "associative arrays", the developers of perl, in their wisdom, eliminated the common confusion with arrays and shortened the name at the same time by starting to refer to it as a "hash" instead. Hashes, on the other hand, store a list of key/value pairs and is prefixed...
Intro to Perl - Subroutines. Subroutines are generally used for tasks that are repeated throughout a program. By placing lines of code within a subroutine, that portion of code is readily available to the rest of the program.
The most frequently asked questions by technical support representatives receive usually involve error messages. Error messages occur when the server software is trying to interpret what the CGI script is trying to tell it. Following are the four most common error messages and what to do when you see them.
Many people use the terms CGI and perl interchangeably. Because this is so common, most people who hear these terms think they are synonymous. In fact, they are not. In this article, we will clear this common misconception by describing what CGI and perl are separately, and how one works with the other.
Intro to Perl - As you may be aware, Perl is a very robust programming language. It is considered an interpreted programming language, which means that the program is run in line-by-line order, from top to bottom.