What Is CGI::Cookie?

This section describes what is CGI::Cookie, which is a sub class of the CGI.pm Perl module, which help you to create HTTP cookies and manage them in HTTP headers of request and response messages.

If you are interested to retrieve old cookies from the request and set new cookies to the response, The CGI.pm module offers the following methods for you to use:

What Is CGI::Cookie? CGI::Cookie is a sub class of the CGI.pm Perl module, which help you to create HTTP cookies and manage them in HTTP headers of request and response messages.

Here are main methods offered in CGI::Cookie class:

In order to create cookie objects, we need to use methods offered in the sub class CGI::Cookie:

Note that you can use the following properties to control the cookie should behave in the browser.

Last update: 2014.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Perl on Linux Systems

 ActivePerl on Windows Systems

 Data Types: Values and Variables

 Expressions, Operations and Simple Statements

 User Defined Subroutines

 Perl Built-in Debugger

 Name Spaces and Perl Module Files

 Symbolic (or Soft) References

 Hard References - Addresses of Memory Objects

 Objects (or References) and Classes (or Packages)

 Typeglob and Importing Identifiers from Other Packages

 String Built-in Functions and Performance

 File Handles and Data Input/Output

 Open Files in Binary Mode

 Open Directories and Read File Names

 File System Functions and Operations

 Converting Perl Script to Executable Binary

 Using DBM Database Files

 Using MySQL Database Server

 Socket Communication Over the Internet

 XML::Simple Module - XML Parser and Generator

 XML Communication Model

 SOAP::Lite - SOAP Server-Client Communication Module

 Perl Programs as IIS Server CGI Scripts

 CGI (Common Gateway Interface)

 XML-RPC - Remote Procedure Call with XML and HTTP

 RPC::XML - Perl Implementation of XML-RPC

 Integrating Perl with Apache Web Server

CGI.pm Module for Building Web Pages

 What Is CGI.pm?

 Generating HTML Document with CGI.pm

 Retrieving Query Parameters and Headers

 Retrieving Environment and Script Information

 Redirecting Browser to a URI

 "Refresh" http-equiv Meta Tag

What Is CGI::Cookie?

 Retrieving and Setting HTTP Cookies

 LWP::UserAgent and Web Site Testing

 References

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