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HTML-embedded Web application language

SteelBlue is a free software Web application server which Web-database applications can be developed completely in an extended HTML language. Session and user-associated datas well as SQL commands can be directly embedded into HTML pages. Therefore, you needn't know no CGI to develop applications with SteelBlue, just SGL and HTML. SteelBlue commands maintain the HTML format. This lets SteelBlue elements integrate with existing HTML commands and lets you make prototypes of pages with existing HTML editors. Security is enforced before any lines of script are executed; this reduces any potential holes from mistakes by a Web developer. The program can automatically restore form data and perform automatic server and client-side type checking. HTML generation, datachecking, and resulting database interaction may be combined into a single SteelBlue script; this leads to more easily mantained modular code. SteelBlue includes a book about programming SteelBlue, many examples, and a full bulletin board application.



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Janet Casey

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16 February 2001

Leaders and contributors

Robert Buccigrossi Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Help,

Software prerequisites

Required to usePostGres)
Required to usedatabase (MySQL


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