[thechat] C Programming and the web

Daniel Wood WoodD at FoxKids.co.uk
Tue May 28 03:12:00 CDT 2002

What are you trying to accomplish? Dr Dobbs had a good article a couple of
months ago on making C++ servlets:

However if you are just learning standard C, this may take some time to
You can also write cgi apps in C, but again it all depends on what you are
trying to accomplish. For standard web apps something like PHP and a
standard sql database are easier to debug, however if you want to get into
web services or similar type distributed applications over the web c or java
would probably give you more coding flexibility.


-----Original Message-----
From: Beau Hartshorne [mailto:beau at members.evolt.org]
Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 5:45 AM
To: 'thechat'
Subject: [thechat] C Programming and the web


I'm just getting into C programming. I understand that C is very fast,
and very powerful. How difficult is it to get C programs to interact
with a web page? With mySQL? Or with a PHP page? Or is this what Perl's



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