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Programming with HTML Forms / Conclusions -


Programming with HTML Forms

The form is an extremely useful mechanism, since it transforms HTML from a hypertext page description language into a tool for creating interactive documents.

Forms and their associated programs are straightforward to write, helped by the availability of examples, utilities and documentation, accessible through the Web.

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Andrew Davison ( is a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Melbourne, Australia. His research interests include the combination of the Web with logic programming, and he is also the author of the Web page linking tool, curl. More details can be found on his home page at An early version of this article appeared in 'Dr. Dobb's Journal', June 1995.

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Copyright 1996 Andrew Davison and Created: Apr. 26, 1996
Revised: May 7, 1996