CGI::AppBuilder::Header - Configuration initializer


  use CGI::AppBuilder::Header;

  my $ab = CGI::AppBuilder::Header->new(
     'ifn', 'my_init.cfg', 'opt', 'vhS:a:');
  my ($q, $ar, $ar_log) = $ab->start_app($0, \%ARGV);
  print $ab->disp_form($q, $ar); 


This class provides methods for reading and parsing configuration files.

new (ifn => 'file.cfg', opt => 'hvS:')

This is a inherited method from CGI::AppBuilder. See the same method in CGI::AppBuilder for more details.

build_html_header ($q, $ar)

Input variables:

  $q    - CGI object
  $ar   - array ref for parameters

Variables used or routines called:

    echo_msg - echo messages
    set_param - get a parameter from hash array

How to use:

  my $ifn = 'myConfig.ini';
  my ($q,$ar) = $s->get_inputs($ifn);
  my $hrf = $self->build_html_header($q, $ar);

Return: hash array or array ref

This method performs the following tasks:

  1) check the following parameters: page_title, page_style,
     page_meta, page_author, page_target, js_src, js_code
  2) writes log records to log files
  3) close database connection if it finds DB handler in {dbh}


  • Version 0.10

    This version extracts the disp_form method from CGI::Getopt class.

      0.11 Inherited the new constructor from CGI::AppBuilder.
  • Version 0.20

SEE ALSO (some of docs that I check often)

Oracle::Loader, Oracle::Trigger, CGI::Getopt, File::Xcopy, CGI::AppBuilder, CGI::AppBuilder::Message, CGI::AppBuilder::Log, CGI::AppBuilder::Config, etc.


Copyright (c) 2005 Hanming Tu. All rights reserved.

This package is free software and is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty. It may be used, redistributed and/or modified under the terms of the Perl Artistic License (see

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