on-rev example: 'globals.cgi' conversion
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Sat Apr 18 10:10:37 EDT 2009
I just uploaded the 3.5 linux engine (which works fine for cgis in
Dreamhost) to on-rev, and so far can't make it work - getting 500
server errors...will keep trying.
On 18 Apr 2009, at 06:58, Jim Ault wrote:
> Very cool, Phil.
> And now it could be time for the benchmark wizard (Richard) to
> establish a standard for the routine posting of speed comparisons.
> By that I mean CGI running on other host configurations doing
> exactly the same tasks. The results could be posted or submitted
> execution times, load times, etc. (like Google Urchin). Perhaps
> each site could have a standard test page. I know that I have a
> few places to install a test page and submit a report to a central
> My belief is that a few of my tech friends (non-Revers) would be
> blown away by the rendering speed.
> The idea is to get several instances of real installations and user-
> level tasks. By plotting the averages, this could yield strong
> evidence that changing hosts, then changing to Rev code would
> deliver a superior product
> It would be cool if the test page included some of the 'tricks'
> that on-rev.com could do.
> Jim Ault
> Las Vegas
> On Apr 17, 2009, at 9:03 PM, Phil Davis wrote:
>> A quick on-rev example:
>> Just to get started, I converted my 'globals' CGI script to an on-
>> rev web page:
>> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
>> <HEAD LANG="en">
>> <TITLE><?rev put the short date && the long time ?></TITLE>
>> <p>Server Globals</p>
>> <div style="padding-left: 12px">
>> put the long seconds into tStart
>> put the keys of $_SERVER into tList
>> sort lines of tList
>> repeat for each line gVar in tList
>> put gVar && "=" && $_SERVER[gVar] & "<br>"
>> end repeat
>> put "version,processor,systemVersion,platform,environment" into
>> replace comma with cr in tExtras
>> repeat for each line tLine in tExtras
>> put "the" && tLine into tLine2
>> put tLine2 && "=" && value(tLine2) & "<br>"
>> end repeat
>> <p><?rev put "This page of code executed in" && the long seconds -
>> tStart && "secs." ?> </p>
>> And here's what it looks like in the browser:
>> I love being able to reuse my Rev know-how this way!
>> Phil Davis
>> PDS Labs
>> Professional Software Development
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