index_D

D

\d (digit character class), regular expressions, 203, 436

data retrieval

all records from database, 38–41

code example, 56–58

fetching from Internet, 306

some records from database, 41–42

data source name (DSN)

case sensitivity, 20

database driver name, 20

database name, 20

password, 21

port number, 21

server address, 21

username, 21

data storage

isolating from programs, 3

reliable, 3

data type

BIGINT, 5

BLOB, 5, 29

CHAR, 5, 29

DATE, 5, 29

DATETIME, 5

DOUBLE, 5

FLOAT, 5

INTEGER, 5, 29

REAL, 29

SMALLINT, 5, 29

TIME, 5, 29

TIMESTAMP, 5, 29

VARCHAR, 5, 29

database

common problems, 3

connecting to, 19–20

disconnecting from, 23

permission, 21

tables, 4–5

values in tables, 5

DataBase Driver (DBD)

checking availability, 17–18

data source name, specifying, 20

installation, 497–499

database handle, 19

DataBase Interface (DBI)

available_drivers method, 513

BasicSession.pm, 256

bind_col method, 513–514

bind_columns method, 514–515

checking availability, 17

command-line phone number lookup program, 356

command-line phonebook program, 349

commit method, 515

connect method, 515–516

DBI::errstr, 516

disconnect method, 516

do method, 517

dump_results method, 517

execute method, 517–518

fetch method, 518

fetchall_arrayref method, 518–519

fetchrow_array method, 519

fetchrow_hashref method, 519

importance of, 39

index.cgi (auction program), 185

index.cgi (photo album program), 442

Linux installation, 498–499

loading, 19, 39

photo_dumper.pl, 288

prepare method, 519–520

Quizzer.pm, 151

quote method, 520

report_html.pl, 327

report_text.pl, 324

rollback method, 520

soap_server.cgi, 301

view_all.cgi, 188

view_item.cgi, 196

Windows installation, 497–498

Database Management System (DBMS), benefits of using, 3

database name, 20

database transactions

ALTER TABLE command, 282

AutoCommit parameter, 277

BEGIN statement, 276–278, 282

COMMIT statement, 276, 278

CREATE INDEX command, 282

DROP DATABASE command, 282

DROP TABLE command, 282

eval block, 279–280

importance of, 275–276

LOCK TABLES command, 282

Perl DBI, 277

program listing, 283

pubslist table, 279

RaisError parameter, 279, 281

RENAME TABLE command, 282

ROLLBACK statement, 276, 279

transaction.pl, 279–281

TRUNCATE command, 282

data-definition operators, importance of, 6

data-manipulation operators, importance of, 6

date calculations, 325

DATE data type, 5

Date_Cmp function, SmallAuction.pm, 205

Date::Manip module, SmallAuction.pm, 205

DATETIME data type, 5, 182, 184

DBD. See DataBase Driver

DBD::Oracle driver, 23

$dbh database handle, 19

$DB_Handle, phonebook.cgi, 118

DBI. See DataBase Interface

DBI module

available_drivers method, 513

BasicSession.pm, 256

bind_col method, 513–514

bind_columns method, 514–515

checking availability, 17

command-line phone number lookup program, 356

command-line phonebook program, 349

commit method, 515

connect method, 515–516

DBI::errstr, 516

disconnect method, 516

do method, 517

dump_results method, 517

execute method, 517–518

fetch method, 518

fetchall_arrayref method, 518–519

fetchrow_array method, 519

fetchrow_hashref method, 519

index.cgi, 185

index.cgi (photo album program), 442

loading, 19, 39

photo_dumper.pl, 288

prepare method, 519–520

Quizzer.pm, 151

quote method, 520

report_html.pl, 327

report_text.pl, 324

rollback method, 520

soap_server.cgi, 301

view_all.cgi, 188

view_item.cgi, 196

$DBI::err, 24

$DBI::errstr, 21, 24, 34, 516

$DBI::state, 24

DBMS. See Database Management System

dbname=, data source name, 20

debugging

Perl diagnostic messages, 17

strict module, 18

default variable ($_), 156

Delete Confirmation window, graphical phonebook application, 379

delete, data from database, 76–79

DELETE method, BasicSession.pm, 257, 260

DELETE statement, 78, 504

Delete_Record subroutine, 77, 82

de-normalization, 14

dereference, array, 149

DESTROY method, BasicSession.pm, 88, 257, 263

diagnostic messages, debugging, 17

die function

command-line phone number lookup program, 356

error messages, 24

report_text.pl, 324

soap_server.cgi, 304

disconnect function

command-line phone number lookup program, 359

command-line phonebook program, 350

importance of, 19, 23, 516

index.cgi, 186

report_html.pl, 329

report_text.pl, 326

soap_server.cgi, 305

display_img.cgi

CGI module, 237

DBI module, 237

fetchrow_array method, 239

header function, 239

program listing, 243–244

strict module, 237

taint switch, 237

warnings switch, 237

Display_Page subroutine, phonebook.cgi, 124

Display_Results subroutine, phonebook.cgi, 120–121

do method, 34, 78, 517

dollar sign ($), regular expression, 203

Do_SubTable subroutine, photo_dumper.pl, 290

dot. See concatenation operator

DOUBLE data type, 5

double quote (qq) function

importance of, 39

SmallAuction.pm, 211

double-click, binding, 366

download

Apache software, 487, 492

MySQL software, 493, 496

Perl software, 482, 486

driver, checking availability, 17–18

DROP statement, SmallAuction.pm, 214

DROP TABLE statement, 33, 504

Drop_Down_Item_List function

index.cgi, 186

SmallAuction.pm, 208

Drop_Down_List function

view_all.cgi, 189

view_item.cgi, 199

DSN. See data source name

dump_results method, 517



Perl Database Programming
Perl Database Programming
ISBN: 0764549561
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2001
Pages: 175

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