OpenForm is a plug-in for any HTTP server compatible with the W*API 1.1
(like WebSTAR, AppleShare IP, WebTen or Quid Pro Quo), it is a new
revolutionary way to handle forms in your web pages. You don’t need to buy
custom plug-ins or cgi to handle different types of web forms. With
OpenForm, you can save processor cycles and money: ONE plug-in for ALL your
OpenForm allows you to execute EVERY AppleScript script using the data from
the fields in your form page.
With OpenForm you can connect EVERY scriptable application to a form page,
so you can write ANY kind of form processing operation simply using
For example, if you have a form page with two fields “myName” and
“myComment” and you want to save these fields to the file “feedback”,
simply write a script like:
set my_data to myName & “\t” & myComment & “\r”
set the open_target_file to open for access the file “Feedback” with
write my_data to the open_target_file starting at eof
close access the open_target_file
…and use OpenForm to connect these “action” to your web page. With 4
lines of simple code you are able to create a fast, secure and stable
Guestbook for your site (please note that the fields my_data and my_comment
are replaced with the value of your web form automatically by OpenForm).
OpenForm also allows you to execute on-the-fly any AppleScript script
inserted in a web page. You can have a new, complete control of your web
server (please note that this function can be easily protected to avoid
With OpenForm your forms can interact with any Macintosh application that
supports AppleEvents and you can easily create every kind of form
processing action imaginable.
Inside OpenForm there are several script that show you how to control
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