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•Re: Guess the number

by merlyn (Sage)
on Dec 22, 2003 at 17:39 UTC ( #316426=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Guess the number

This looks suspiciously like an answer for an exercise in my Learning Perl. {grin} Good job.

To turn this into a CGI, you have to maintain state between hits. I suggest a server-side database, although an appropriately encrypted hidden field with the right answer and number of guesses so far would also work.

I wrote an article about how to make online quizzes "cheat-proof". Check it out.

-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker
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