"In our first article, we discussed the basics of the HTTP
protocol and the basics of Perl and CGI. Here, we'll learn how
to send data to a CGI program through the use of an HTML form, and
then interpret the data and dump it to the screen with a CGI
"What are Forms?"
"Forms are the interface between the Web browser and the CGI
program. Forms take data from a user, and then submit it to the CGI
program for processing. It is a simple concept, and most forms are,
too. In most cases, forms do not take long to make. However, the
more information you gather from a user, the longer the forms take
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