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false conditions 107, 109
FAQs
Perl 257
security 235
Fetch (for Macintosh) 36
file extensions of scripts 31
downloaded uncompressed 220
for subroutines 124
filehandles
and exclusive access 194
and opening files 190
and writing to external files 193
definition 189
filenames
and security 237
See also extensions
files 189-210
and security 189
appending 190
checking status 199
closing 196
creating 191
in Unix 249
deleting 198
in Unix 249
exclusive access 194
extensions 31, 220
moving 197
opening 190
security 237
owner 232
permissions 39, 231
reading from 190, 195
removing 198
renaming 197
saving 254
uploading 254
verifying operations 192
vs. directories in Unix 199
writing to 190, 193
filtering out bad data 236
finding 138
and replacing 139
search patterns 138, 142
using found data 140
where you are in Unix 247
first line 32
fixing errors 211-216
flock function 194
flocking files 194
footer and header subroutines (HTML) 182
for 113
foreach 114
and modifying arrays 87
getting key-value pairs from hash 133
FORM tag (HTML) 46
formatting
dollars and cents 187
numbers and strings 186
time 188
with HTML 178
%formdata hash, and form-parsing script 67, 229
form-parsing script 66
determining the method 224
GET method 226
POST method 227
storing name-value pairs in hash 228
using parsed data 230
forms 43-58
active images 55
and labeling data 44
bullets 48
buttons 53
checkboxes 51
creating 46
default data 58
default values 54
free-form text 47
hidden fields 163
inputting data 66
menus 52
NAME attribute 44
parsing 223-230
password boxes 48
radio buttons 50
reset button 54
structure of 46
submit buttons 53
submitting with image 55
text areas 49
text blocks 49
text boxes 47
VALUE attribute 44
forward slashes 143
free-form text, in forms 47
Friedl, Jeffrey, and Mastering Regular
Expressions 142
FTP programs
and removing and creating directories 250
Fetch (for Macintosh) 36
WS_FTP Pro (for Windows) 38
functions 26
result vs. return value 27
user-defined. See subroutines

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This index is from my book, Perl and CGI for the World Wide Web: Visual QuickStart Guide, published by Peachpit Press.