An HTML page is picked up and displayed by a browser on the request of a user using that browser.
A list of references is provided here if you want more information: For more information via printed textbooks, you might want to consult these titles: If you have used a Web browser, then you have come across HTML pages, which allow you to query databases for information.
Click a button and-voilà-you get the latest weather in Colorado.
The information presented in this chapter can easily be expanded to cover a whole book.
The default is “greedy matching”, which finds the longest match.
I also cover how to acquire and then parse data in the Common Gateway Interface (CGI) script in order to get responses back to the browser.