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What is the best freeware piece of software to edit CGI???
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by:vmpn
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R U talking about perl?
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by:twexperts
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And what system are you currently using, or will be using to edit your cgi programs/scripts?
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by:obg
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Personally I would prefer gnu-emacs and gnu-c, but I have no idea what programming language you prefer, or what system you are working on...
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by:rigansen
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Isn't this an ambigous question ??

If you want to edit a CGI you can do it by using any text editor available in all the systems you might work on.

If you are talking about compiling a cgi that is probably written in C, well you need a C compiler and that depends on the platform you are working on...

If your CGI is a perl script, again, you only need any text editor.

Give us more information about your system and your personal skills, and we'll be able to be a little more helpful.
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by:twexperts
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Personally I use Windows 95, and I'll edit any text based scripts, and c programs using an editor which has color codeing, that way I can easily pick out if I'm missing an " or tag bracket, or even a close braces, it's good to have one which at least does auto-indenting.
If you don't want to invest anything at all then I don't know any really good ones, Personally I would invest a few dollars, and get something like Zeus Lite ($35), or something like that...
Robin (twexperts)
ps. There are a load of really really bad text editors out there.
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by:rigansen
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and experts!! ;)
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jfl earned 60 total points
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Programmers File Editor ! (free)

http://www.process.com/~ftppub/win95/pfe0601i.txt

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by:martinag
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I can´t find the file!
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