using CGIHTTPserver to test html forms

William D. Gill wmgill at gcgroup.net
Tue Feb 24 00:20:39 CET 2004


Sorry it took so long to get back.  That worked fine.

I may wrap things up in something like the pydocgui so that I can select
different documents, and shut it down more gracefully.  If I do, I'll post
the code.

Thanks again,

Bill

"William D. Gill" <wmgill at gcgroup.net> wrote in message
news:30ea7$403a277d$42a655ea$10432 at msgid.meganewsservers.com...
> I'll try it and let you know.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Bill
>
> "bblochl" <bblochl at fh-lausitz.de> wrote in message
> news:mailman.209.1077551086.27104.python-list at python.org...
> > William D. Gill schrieb:
> >
> > >I use a notebook (win 98) because of its portability.  Unfortunately it
> is
> > >very slow.  When I try to develop and test python cgi scripts I use
> Xitami
> > >as a local server, but with python, Xitami, and my text editor running
it
> > >becomes next to impossible to work.  The keyboard and mouse are slowed
to
> > >painful levels.  Actual execution of the webpage/script is tolerable,
but
> to
> > >edit I have to stop the server.  I was wondering if using CGIHTTPserver
> > >would be a better solution and if anyone can give me an example script
> > >(simple enough for a newbie).  Every reference I see to CGIHTTPserver
> says
> > >it's good for testing your web forms, but they don't show me how.
> > >
> > >Thanks
> > >
> > >Bill
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > #httpd.py
> >
> > from BaseHTTPServer import HTTPServer
> > from CGIHTTPServer import CGIHTTPRequestHandler
> > serveradresse = ("",8080)
> > server = HTTPServer(serveradresse, CGIHTTPRequestHandler)
> > server.serve_forever()
> >
> > I have tried that on Win2k starting in the editor Window of IDle and
> > Python will hang. (On other systems it works ok - I have not found the
> > reason yet!) On my linux- system I have no problems of that kind. On a
> > Windows-network I couldn`t get it to work at all.
> >
> > On my test-sytem (Win2k) it works well, if you start it from a
> > DOS-Window from the DOS-Prompt by typing
> > python  httpd.py
> > The html-files must be in the same directory a s the file httpd.py.
> > cgi-files must reside in a subdirectory namend cgi-bin.
> >
> > To test for instance the html-file name.html, you start the local server
> > by typing http://localhost:8080/name.html  (or 127.0.0.1:8080/name.html)
> > in the browser  adress line.
> >
> > Best regards and good luck!
> > Bernhard
> >
> >
> >
>
>





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