Solved

Calling java code from Perl CGI script

Posted on 2003-11-12
3
289 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
Hello,
I have a form generated in Perl CGI....now as the user enters the values in the form I need to submit these values to a Java program to process this data. I am writing the result to a file in the java code and then trying to access this result in my Perl CGI code. So, the picture is something like  this:

Perl-CGI form---------->Java Code
      ^                                |
       |                                |
       |---------------------- Result stored in File

Can someone please let me know how this is possible. I tried but the CGI is not calling the Java code at all. I need this to be done very urgently.

Thanks a lot in advance
Hari Krishna
0
Comment
Question by:rvharikrishna
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 48

Accepted Solution

by:
Tintin earned 125 total points
ID: 9734216
Assuming you are talking about server side Java.   If so, it's a simple matter of using a system call, eg:

system("java prog arg1 arg2") == 0 or die "Can not run java prog $!\n";
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Batch, VBS, and scripts in general are incredibly useful for repetitive tasks.  Some tasks can take a while to complete and it can be annoying to check back only to discover that your script finished 5 minutes ago.  Some scripts may complete nearly …
The Windows functions GetTickCount and timeGetTime retrieve the number of milliseconds since the system was started. However, the value is stored in a DWORD, which means that it wraps around to zero every 49.7 days. This article shows how to solve t…
Learn the basics of strings in Python: declaration, operations, indices, and slicing. Strings are declared with quotations; for example: s = "string": Strings are immutable.: Strings may be concatenated or multiplied using the addition and multiplic…
Video by: Mark
This lesson goes over how to construct ordered and unordered lists and how to create hyperlinks.

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question