Repurposing CGI applications with SOAP

Wrapping an existing CGI application into a SOAP service

From the developerWorks archives

Joe Johnston

Date archived: May 15, 2019 | First published: May 01, 2001

SOAP is a popular web service protocol that can be used in a surprising number of ways, even for Web applications. This article demonstrates how to wrap an existing CGI application into a SOAP service. Additionally, the article guides a quick tour of HTML page scraping that leads to a discussion of HTML::TreeBuilder.

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ArticleTitle=Repurposing CGI applications with SOAP