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problem running perl scripts in browser

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hi, can anyone tell me how to run perl scripts in browser. eg i have a html form which posts message to perl script,but the perl script does not open in internet explorer.does anyone know why this is?

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Because internet explorer is a html renderer, not a perl interpreter.

But I suppose that's not terribly helpful.

The short answer is you need a web server [like apache, it's free] to accept the html post and redirect it to the perl script [via the perl interpreter], and then return the perl output to an html renderer [internet explorer, via some network connection]

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