Resources for Perl and CGI Programmers
- The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
- The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
- Technical standards related to the Web (HTML, XML, Style Sheets, etc.)
- Documented in
Perl Web Sites
Books and Magazines
An excellent Perl bibliography
The Perl Journal -- printed on paper (!)
Articles of great interest in every issue.
Official Guide to Programming with CGI.pm,
The Standard for Building Web Scripts, Wiley Computer
Publishing, New York (1998) ISBN 0-471-24744-8 -- and its
CGI.pm - a Perl5 CGI Library
-- another Lincoln Stein website (at MIT)
- Lincoln Stein, How to Set Up and Maintain a World Wide Web Site,
Addison-Wesley (1997) ISBN 0-201-63462-7
Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN)
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
O'Reilly organizes several
O'Reilly is generally accepted as the commercial center of the Perl world.
They support the open-source movement.
And Larry Wall is on their payroll!
-- One of the most respected technical organizations in the industry.
Conferences and workshops include Perl, Linux, and related topics.
- Cygwin32 -- a complete
Unix emulation library, a suite of Unix-like tools, and ports of the
GNU development tools (gcc, ld, ar, etc.)
-- The Minimalist GNU Win32 package -- Cygwin32 without all the Unix stuff
- EGCS --
a faster and more reliable replacement for GNU's gcc
Databases and Related Modules
HTML and Style Sheets