|P is for Practical|
Perl & IEby gjb (Vicar)
|on Apr 08, 2004 at 19:39 UTC||Need Help??|
Yesterday dragonchild wondered about the possibility to use Microsoft Internet Exploren as the user interface layer for client side Perl applications. I remembered vaguely that this was indeed possible and decided to check.
The following is a simple example that shows the basics:
The reason I've always been slightly suspicious of PerlScript is shown in the following example:
However, it is tempting to use PerlScript for client side scripting. If you can live with HTLM UI limitations and don't get nuts by keeping track of the state of your application it seems like a viable approach.
For the record, my setup: Windows XP Pro, IE 6, ActiveState Perl 188.8.131.529.
Just my 2 cents, -gjb-