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Find your ancestor in Star Wars Series

Find your ancestor in Star Wars series

O.K., it's been a really long time since I've last updated this blog... but here I go.

This one day, I just decided to learn perl and CGI for real. I had an idea for a new SNS service to run as a business, but I needed to learn how to program first. But then after a whlie I figured that I would never accomplish to put up such a web-site unless I quit my job, start a new corporation, and also hire some people to program for me.

So I just decided to learn how to program in perl anyway, and write much simpler game kinda script. I went out to a book store and bought a nice book for learning perl (in Japanese). This one is has the cute cartoon drawings and all, you know.

I already know the concept of program itself. I've learned basic in middle school and pascal in high school. When I hit C in college (not in class but on my own), I just gave up. Then I came to REALBasic and got back to it. That I created Ring On Time.

So it turns out that perl was not so hard to learn. But it was the concept of CGI and handling values between HTML that confused me. For somereason, when it comes to obtaining values from HTML, you suddenly have to use a given variables. I just didn't know that and took me a while to figure out. And it also did take a great amount of time for me to set up my iMac so I can run CGI script in local environment. This is important because if you had to upload your script everytime you make a little fix to see if the program works, it really could get on your nerves.

But I finally got it working, so here's the new section in my web-site, Find your ancestor in Star Wars series.