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


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
# 8  
Quote:
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.

Quote:
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.

Quote:
download emacs
Getting Emacs - GNU Emacs FAQ For MS Windows seems like a good place to download, under 2.1 section.
This User Gave Thanks to hanson44 For This Post:
 

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:
Advanced Search

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Trying to compile in Emacs

I'm trying to compile two files in Emacs (guess.cpp and yesno.cpp). So I open up Emacs (the text version) and give the command M-x and then I try to type in "g++ -o asst guess.cpp yesno.cpp". But everytime after I type "g++" and try to do a space after that, it says and wont let me type a space? ... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: blackvelvet
1 Replies

2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

characters in emacs

How do you change characters in emacs? for example, I would like my files to appear written in "Arial" or "Thaoma".. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: vero_81
1 Replies

3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Emacs

could someone please tell me how do I work emacs on unix?? how do you input the command and open up files and edit stuff. I know M-x info will lauch the info viewer, C-x u is undo, M-x spell-region run a spell check but when i use some of these command on emacs in Unix, I'm getting no results or... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: starwind4
1 Replies

4. UNIX and Linux Applications

GNU Emacs Help

Hey everybody! Not sure if this goes here, but I think it's the best fit. I was just wondering, how do I use a compiler from Emacs? Also, how do I turn syntax highlighting on? Thanks in advance! (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: led3234
5 Replies

5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

accent in emacs

Hello, I try to insert charcheters with accent with emacs. It doesn't work. How can I do ? Thank you in advance (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: annemar
2 Replies

6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Help on EMACS

Any one has a good documentation on How To Use EMACs editor?? Thanks Ven :eek: (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: VENC22
4 Replies

7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Xemacs and emacs

Hi guys What is the difference between Xemacs and emacs. I assumed Xemacs runs only in X11. What about in Linux on KDE? Am I running Xemacs or emacs. Well it says emacs though. What is the advantage of one over other? What can I run on OS X ? SS (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: saurya_s
5 Replies

8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

ftp in Emacs

Hi How can I do ftp using emacs. I strart the function by M-x ftp. It connects to the server where I can see the list of files. how can I do put or get there? Thanks SS (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: saurya_s
1 Replies

9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

eMacs FontFace

Hi, I am working with xEmacs 21.1 patch 14. I see I can configure it to be very User Friendly. I can highlight variables, color them, and actually make it look like a Visual IDE. How do I configure it? How do I color Variables in one color, and make them bold, and how do I change the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: sierra_aar
1 Replies

10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Emacs Editor

hi i am using mandrake linux How do i run the emacs editor ? (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: srekcus
5 Replies
MAILCAP.ORDER(5)                                               Order Mailcap Entries                                              MAILCAP.ORDER(5)

NAME
/etc/mailcap.order - the mailcap ordering specifications DESCRIPTION
The order of entries in the /etc/mailcap file can be altered by editing the /etc/mailcap.order file. Each line of that file specifies a package and an optional mime type. Mailcap entries that match will be placed in the order of this file. Entries that don't match will be placed later. Example mime-support:*/* gv:application/postscript netscape:text/html less:text/* emacs:text/* The above would make any entries provided by the mime-support package (as found in the /usr/lib/mime/packages directory) take priority over everything else. The gv package will be used over anything else when it comes to postscript documents. Netscape will be used for any html documents and less will be used for any remaining text documents. However, since neither netscape or less provide for editing documents, any edit or compose actions will fall through to the emacs rules. After modifying this file, be sure to run /usr/sbin/update-mime (as root) to propagate the changes into the /etc/mailcap file. Remember that this files takes package names and not executable names. If you want to define rules that reference specific programs, the best way is to include them in ~/.mailcap or the user section of the /etc/mailcap file. LIMITATIONS
There is currently no way to break out a certain type from a wildcard rule. If, for example, both xv and gimp were to specify "image/*" rules, it isn't possible to use xv for gif images but use gimp for jpeg images. Also, I would like to add the ability to specify certain actions in the rules. For example, if netscape were to have an edit rule but I wanted to use emacs for editing/creating html documents, I could place a line like emacs:text/* action=edit|compose before the netscape entry. The update-mime program would then spit out entries such that netscape view rule comes before the emacs view rule but have the netscape edit rule comes after the emacs edit rule. SEE ALSO
mailcap(5) run-mailcap(1) update-mime(8) AUTHOR
The mailcap.order specification was written by Brian White <bcwhite@pobox.com> Debian Project 16th Aug 1998 MAILCAP.ORDER(5)

Featured Tech Videos