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From Clayton Cottingham <drf...@telus.net>
Subject Re: Handlers vs Perl scripts
Date Tue, 27 Jan 2004 19:32:33 GMT
i use handlers! 
usually with HTML::Template or XML::LibXML // XML::LibXSLT to handle the
content /layout pieces!



On Tue, 2004-01-27 at 10:40, Paul Simon wrote:
> --- "Hemond, Steve" <SHEMOND@SMURFIT.com> wrote:
> > 
> > Instead of embedding perl code in html files to
> > generate stuff from a
> > database, I would just have to write an entire perl
> > file that will print
> > the html code (like the example I've shown above)
> > and do the
> > manipulations on the database at the same time. I'm
> > just wondering if
> > this is a good idea, or if I am missing the features
> > of mod_perl at all.
> > 
> I don't think that's a good idea, putting the html
> code in the script. Of course, it depends on how much
> html you are talking about. I code web apps using 
> CGI::Application with HTML::Template ( or
> Template-Toolkit), then I simply run the apps as
> registry scripts since I don't need the power of
> handlers.
> 
> CGI::Application -
> http://search.cpan.org/search?query=CGI%3A%3AApplication&mode=all
> Choosing a Templating System -
> http://perl.apache.org/docs/tutorials/tmpl/comparison/comparison.html
> ModPerl::Registry -
> http://perl.apache.org/docs/2.0/api/ModPerl/Registry.html
> 
> Paul
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