REV CGIs

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Wed Mar 26 23:10:07 EDT 2008


Thanks Richard! Great idea.
Phil

Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Phil Davis wrote:
>> Turns out I had the wrong line endings in my script. So in 
>> TextWrangler (Mac) I changed them to "Unix (LF)" with the little menu 
>> at the bottom edge of the window, saved the script again and it 
>> worked! Yaaaaay.
>
> Rev's internal line-ending is the same as for UNIX, so -
>
> If you make a little stacks and write your CGI script in a button, you 
> get the benefit of auto-indenting as you go, and you can write a 
> one-liner to upload that script to your server, a la:
>
>  put script of btn "MyCGI" into \
>    url ("ftp://user:pass@domain.com/cgi-bin/mycgi.mt")
>
>
> With that, uploading is a snap.  You can then add buttons to launch 
> your web browser to some test page, or even test it right from within 
> Rev.
>
> No more line-ending issues, and a lot of little steps go away with 
> ultra-convenience. :)
>

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Phil Davis

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