March 9, 1999

Generating a Series of Unique Colors

Graphs, charts, and maps often use color to help the user tell data points apart. For instance, a line graph comparing processor benchmarks might show the Motorola processor in red, the Intel processor in blue, the Sun processor in green, and so on. For small, fixed data sets (about 10

URL Redirection With Perl

Once your Perl CGI program has run and you’re ready to display the results, you have a couple of choices. If the results are dynamic and different for every user, then the custom HTML generation will have to be part of the CGI program. If, on the other hand, the