Beginning Perl Web Development: From Novice to Professional

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Apress, 2006 - Computers - 353 pages

Beginning Perl Web Development: From Novice to Professional introduces you to the world of Perl Internet application development. This book tackles all areas crucial to developing your first web applications and includes a powerful combination of real-world examples coupled with advice. Topics range from serving and consuming RSS feeds, to monitoring Internet servers, to interfacing with e-mail. You’ll learn how to use Perl with ancillary packages like Mason and Nagios.

Though not version-specific, this book is an ideal read if you have had some grounding in Perl basics and now want to move into the world of web application development. Author Steve Suehring emphasizes the security implications of Perl, drawing on years of experience teaching readers how to think safe, avoid common pitfalls, and produce well-planned, secure code.

Table of Contents
  • The CGI Module
  • Popular CGI Modules
  • Databases and Perl
  • System Interaction
  • LWP Modules
  • Net:: Tools
  • SOAP-Based Web Services
  • Perl and RSS
  • XML Parsing with Perl
  • Apache and mod_perl
  • Development with mod_perl
  • The Template Toolkit
  • Perl Web Sites with Mason
  • From inside the book

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    About the author (2006)

    Steve Suehring is the security editor for LinuxWorld Magazine. He has written articles for Linux Magazine and authored a book titled MySQL. Suehring has also edited a number of titles on Linux and open source software. He has been working with closed and open source software for a number of years.