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Re: Need more help on data bases over a intranet

From: "Anthony E (dot) Greene" <agreene(at)pobox(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Need more help on data bases over a intranet
Date: 2000-10-13 01:05:18
Message-ID: 20001012210518.A16424@cp5340 (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 12 Oct 2000 14:09 Fernando M. Maresca wrote:
>Ok, my problem is how send to the DB server  the data entered trough the
>browser when the user fills the forms, and how can I retrieve the data
>from the server when is needed to display it in the web page over the
>intranet.

You can use perl with DBD/DBI modules for PostgrSQL or you can use PHP.
Either one can take data entered on a Web form and insert it into a database.
They can also get data from a database and display it in a web page.

I use perl with the Pg module for PostgreSQL. DBD/DBI would probably be
better, but I got started using Pg.pm and I don't want to change unless it
becomes necessary. If you want to use perl, you should download the DBD module
for PostgreSQL from cpan.perl.org.

My Red Hat 6.2 box came with PHP already installed and working, including
the modules for PostgreSQL. If you want to use PHP, take a look at
/home/httpd/html/manual/mod/mod_php3/manual.html.

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