CGI::FormBuilder is a Perl module for generating, processing, and validating
CGI forms. It's an extremely fast and robust module with a ridiculous set of
FormBuilder tries to do what you mean. Tell it the fields you care
generation and processing for you. It also gives you back the correct
values that you want. It will even label your fields automatically with
* Input field abstraction
Simply define your fields and their options, and FormBuilder will
take care of figuring out what the best HTML representation is. It will
then generate the appropriate input fields (text, select, radio, etc),
* Easy handling of defaults
Just specify a hash of values to use as the defaults for your fields.
This will be searched case-insensitively and displayed in the form.
What's more, if the user enters something via the CGI that overrides a
default, when you use the field() method to get the data you'll get the
* Correct stickiness
Stickiness is a PITA. FormBuilder correctly handles even multiple
values selected in a multiple select list, completely integrated with
proper handling of defaults.
* Robust field validation
Form validation sucks, and this is where FormBuilder is a big help. It
validation code for you. It is possible to specify your own regexps as well,
and FormBuilder will even check multivalued select lists correctly.
* Multiple submit mode support
FormBuilder allows one to reliably tell whether the person clicked on
the "Update" or "Delete" button of your form, normally a big pain.
* Template driver support
FormBuilder can natively "drive" several major templating engines:
* Template Toolkit
FormBuilder can help building a complete form application with a template in
less that 20 lines of Perl.
* Internationalized, Customizable Messaging
FormBuilder allows customization of every single message that outputs for
* Simple Interface
The author has specialized in User Interface Design.
* Extensive Documentation
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