The CGI Program referred to these kinds of problems as 'word problems', but for the purpose of this paper, I will refer to them as 'story problems'.
The CGI program included around 75 hours of workshop time over three years and the mathematical content was based almost exclusively on word problems (Fennema, Carpenter, Franke, Levi, Jacobs & Empson, 1996).
This is a data transfer function (preselectable as one of the test page properties) that allows the submission of student results directly from the course by email or through a CGI program
A CGI program
, on the other hand, is executed in real-time, so that it can output dynamic information.
The geographical counter is implemented as a CGI program
. Several methods are available for calling CGI program
Dynamic content is typically generated by an auxiliary third-party CGI program
that runs as a separate process.
Usually a CGI program
is used for things like putting the content of a form into an e- mail message.
These can be used to simplify a wide range of tasks, including (for example) converting currency, checking Website links, debugging CGI programs
, getting stock quotes, and locating dead code.
Their approach consisted primarily of a database maintained in Microsoft Access interfaced to the Web through CGI programs
written in Perl.
As one of the very select companies to successfully and consistently produce CGI programs
, Mainframe can take great pride in claiming that regardless of content material, and unlike many Canadian 2-D animated companies that must go overseas to complete their animation, every frame of every episode produced by Mainframe is animated in Vancouver, and is, as their CEO proudly claims, "very Canadian."
Nevertheless, there are Java applets that can be very useful for publishing small directories and bibliographies on the Web by those who don't want to or can't afford to deal with full-blown CGI programs
and/or Dynamic Link Libraries.
The development of dynamic Web-based business solutions with database-driven pages and client-side interactivity previously required writing CGI programs