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I would like to learn how to write Cookies, in order to make a web site like EE, (no need to login in everytime, and my information can be shown in the every web pages).
any one can provide example (source code) to me?
or please provide me some reference web sites.
Thanks.

mwhuen
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by:chaduka
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It really depends on what language you intend to use in your CGI programming.

An excellent resource on Perl cookies is on http://www.bewley.net/perl/cookie-test.html.
Also, check http://www.cookiecentral.com/

Have fun!
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by:makerp
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activestates help is spot on for this sort of thing. even if your unix. if you have access to win then download it from the web.. its free www.activestate.com

if only for the lovely html help that you get its worth it
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I use Perl for cgi programming.

what method should I use to implement my program?
use Cookies? use hidden values? or what else?

should I change to ASP sessions?
or change to PHP?

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are sessions better than cookies?
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The easiest and best way to place cookies is to check out Matt's Cookie.Lib at http://www.worldwidemart.com/scripts/cookielib.shtml


It can also set session cookies.. just by not setting the expiration...

As far as the differance between session and normal.
Regular cookies expire opoun the date you set them to expire, Session cookies last until the browser is shut down or your script removes them..

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