This book will show you how to add dynamic content to your site - from the simplest guestbook forms to database-driven shopping cart systems. You don't need any programming experience to get... More > started!
The book starts off with the basics: where to write your CGI programs; how to upload them and set file permissions; how to run them, and how to debug them when things go wrong. Then you'll move on to decoding form data and writing guestbook and form-mail programs; how to create, read, write, and search data files; how to extend your programs by using Perl modules; how to create a MySQL database, and write programs that interact with databases; you'll even learn how to build an online shopping cart program! And much more!
You can preview the first six chapters of this book here.