HTTP::Server::Simple::CGI - CGI.pm-style version of HTTP::Server::Simple
HTTP::Server::Simple was already simple, but some smart-ass pointed out that there is no CGI in HTTP, and so this module was born to isolate the CGI.pm-related parts of this handler.
The accept_hook in this sub-class clears the environment to the start-up state.
Initializes the global CGI object, as well as other environment settings.
Gets or sets the class to use for creating the $cgi object passed to handle_request.
Called with a single argument, it sets the coderef. Called with no arguments, it returns this field's current value.
To provide an initialization subroutine to be run in the post_setup_hook, see "cgi_init".
or, if you want to use CGI::Simple,
A coderef to run in the post_setup_hook.
This method sets up CGI environment variables based on various meta-headers, like the protocol, remote host name, request path, etc.
See the docs in HTTP::Server::Simple for more detail.
This routine is called whenever your server gets a request it can handle.
It's called with a CGI object that's been pre-initialized. You want to override this method in your subclass
Handler implemented as part of HTTP::Server::Simple API
To install HTTP::Server::Simple, copy and paste the appropriate command in to your terminal.
perl -MCPAN -e shell
For more information on module installation, please visit the detailed CPAN module installation guide.