Handling file uploading from www forms with CGI.pm

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Handling file uploading from www forms with CGI.pm

This tutorial shows how to handle file uploads from web forms in your CGI programs using Perl and CGI.pm.
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  • Category: Perl & CGI/File Handling

  • Submitted on: 2008-03-16 00:28:35

  • Submitted By: Devesh Khanna

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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.    More detail...

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