CGI/Perl online training courses
Total Courses: 4    Estimated Training Time: 15 Hour(s)


1 Year Unlimited access to all 4 courses listed below, includes over 15 hours of online courseware.

This series is designed for users who want to create interactive Web pages using CGI and Perl. It covers creating and working with forms, building programs using HTTP headers and SSI, and developing Web applications and utilities. It also discusses how to write data between Web pages and databases, and using SQL with relational databases.

Current Price: $59.95 | List Price: $119.99

This CGI/Perl online training series provides 15 hours of self-paced courseware. This web-based training provides 1 year of unlimited access to all of the following lessons:

  1. Getting Familiar with Forms
  2. Building Programs
  3. Web Applications
  4. Interacting with Databases

Lesson Detail:

  • CGI/Perl: Getting Familiar with Forms
    This course helps students learn about using forms and handling their output with CGI and Perl.

    • Taking a Look at CGI
    • Perl and Writing Scripts
    • Creating Forms
    • Working with Forms
    • Using Form Results

  • CGI/Perl: Building Programs
    This course helps students learn about using CGI and Perl to write data between Web pages and databases.

    • Overview of HTTP
    • HTTP Headers
    • Introduction to Server Side Includes
    • Using Server Side Includes
    • Creating an Online Survey
    • Creating a Page from a Template

  • CGI/Perl: Web Applications
    This course helps students learn about using CGI and Perl to create basic applications and utilities for their Web pages.

    • Building Custom Error Pages
    • Creating an Email Application
    • Session Management
    • The Magic Cookie

  • CGI/Perl: Interacting with Databases
    This course helps students learn about using CGI and Perl to write data between Web pages and databases.

    • Introduction to Databases
    • Writing a Validation Script
    • Reading and Writing to the Database
    • SQL: Introducing SELECT Statements
    • SQL: Learning More SQL Statements
    • Accessing SQL Databases with Perl




This series is for anyone who wants to create interactive Web pages using CGI and Perl.


  • Exercises allow learners to practice in the actual application being studied.
  • Supplied sample files include sample documents, application files, programs, and programming code that enable learners to practice with these files, enhancing the learning experience.
  • A Course Topics list contains active hyperlinks, permitting quick access to specific topics.
  • Find-A-Word allows learners to look up an unfamiliar term in the Glossary, on the Web, or in a dictionary. In addition, it lets them find other occurrences of the term in the same course.
  • Search text enables learners to rapidly search all text within a course to easily retrieve information required.
  • Courses challenge the learner with a variety of question formats, including multi-step simulations, true/false, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank.
  • A skill assessment generates a customized learning path based on the results of a pre-test.
  • A glossary provides a reference for definitions of unfamiliar terms.
  • Bookmarking tracks the learner's progress in a course.

Technical Requirements

  • Internet connection
  • Browser: Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera or any standards compliant browser.
  • Authorware and Macromedia Flash player recommended but not required.
  • JavaScript must be enabled.

What You Get

You will receive Unlimited Access to all of the CGI/Perl training tutorials listed above. Your online training courses will be available from anywhere you have internet access.This e-learning series includes all of the online training tutorials listed and is provided in an interactive, self-paced format. Retake any or all of our computer training as often as you want. Our online tutorials allow you to learn anywhere, anytime from any computer with internet access. All courses allow for 1 year unlimited access (1 user), include a variety of features and qualify for Continuing Education Unit credit.

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