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Programming with HTML Forms / Three Stages

Forms Programming in Three Stages

Programming with HTML Forms

There are three basic stages to programming a forms-based document:

  1. Design the input form, and write the corresponding HTML document.
  2. Write the application program which interprets the data from the input form.
  3. Design the document which is generated by the program as the reply to the user. Usually, this document is written in HTML, but this is not mandatory.

Pictorially, these three stages are related as shown below:


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