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Some Example Perl CGI Scripts


These lecture notes are here for archival reasons. I no longer teach Perl.

As such some of the latest Perl innovations are not present. The notes refer to Perl 5.001

Nonetheless, I still believe that this is a valuable resource.

Latest Perl Version and Further Up-to-date Information

The latest stable release of Perl is 5.20 – for example, it doesn't have CGI built-in anymore.

Detail on more modern Perl maybe found at:

Let us conclude our brief study of Perl by looking at some example CGI scripts.

The examples are taken form the Laura Lemay book: "Teach yourself web publishing in HTML in 14 Days".