How to use emacs? Also how to open existing emacs files with .cgi format?


 
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Also, can you suggest some good cgi ebooks?
For cgi as in "common gateway interface", I learned several ways:

1) CGI Programming in C and Perl by Boutell
2) Using the cgic programming library (a C library).

I saw a website cgi101.com that looked reasonable. I don't use perl. The website is all perl-oriented.

The cgi101.com website says "CGI programming is easy to learn". I disagree. I consider CGI programming to be complex and difficult. If it proves too much, then maybe learn something else until you are more ready.

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test files for emacs
Not really needed. Just create your own files from scratch. emacs (or vi) will edit any text file. You can make a copy of some file on your system and edit. Back to the "dos and donts" to avoid damage, editing a copy of the text file might be a good idea.

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download emacs
Getting Emacs - GNU Emacs FAQ For MS Windows seems like a good place to download, under 2.1 section.
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INFO(1) 							   User Commands							   INFO(1)

NAME
info - read Info documents SYNOPSIS
info [OPTION]... [MENU-ITEM...] DESCRIPTION
Read documentation in Info format. Frequently-used options: -a, --all use all matching manuals -k, --apropos=STRING look up STRING in all indices of all manuals -d, --directory=DIR add DIR to INFOPATH -f, --file=MANUAL specify Info manual to visit -h, --help display this help and exit --index-search=STRING go to node pointed by index entry STRING -n, --node=NODENAME specify nodes in first visited Info file -o, --output=FILE output selected nodes to FILE -O, --show-options, --usage go to command-line options node --subnodes recursively output menu items -v, --variable VAR=VALUE assign VALUE to Info variable VAR --version display version information and exit -w, --where, --location print physical location of Info file The first non-option argument, if present, is the menu entry to start from; it is searched for in all 'dir' files along INFOPATH. If it is not present, info merges all 'dir' files and shows the result. Any remaining arguments are treated as the names of menu items relative to the initial node visited. For a summary of key bindings, type H within Info. EXAMPLES
info show top-level dir menu info info-stnd show the manual for this Info program info emacs start at emacs node from top-level dir info emacs buffers select buffers menu entry in emacs manual info emacs -n Files start at Files node within emacs manual info '(emacs)Files' alternative way to start at Files node info --show-options emacs start at node with emacs' command line options info --subnodes -o out.txt emacs dump entire emacs manual to out.txt info -f ./foo.info show file ./foo.info, not searching dir REPORTING BUGS
Email bug reports to bug-texinfo@gnu.org, general questions and discussion to help-texinfo@gnu.org. Texinfo home page: http://www.gnu.org/software/texinfo/ COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html> This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law. SEE ALSO
The full documentation for info is provided by the texinfo-doc-nonfree package as a Texinfo manual. If this package is installed at your site, the command info info should give you access to the complete manual. (Or, if you have Emacs, M-x info will lead to the manual.) info 6.5 February 2018 INFO(1)

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