Handling file uploading from www forms with CGI.pm

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Synopsis

This tutorial shows how to handle file uploads from web forms in your CGI programs using Perl and CGI.pm.

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  • Domain - www.perlfect.com

  • Category - Perl & CGI/File Handling

  • Submitted By - Devesh Khanna

  • Submitted on - 2008-03-16 00:28:35

Description

Netscape Navigator 2.0 introduced a new facility for forms, the file upload element. This element allows the user to select a local file to be submitted with the form to the server that handles the form. File uploading is a frequently needed facility in many occasions, but the technique involved in handling forms that upload files is rarely discussed in CGI programming texts, and online tutorials/references on this topic are few. The technique is very simple as we shall see. ...


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