What is CGI?

CGI

A Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is a standard for web servers to interface with executable programs that are installed on a server and designed to generate web pages dynamically.

These programs are known as CGI scripts and are usually written with a scripting language, however, they can be written in any programming language.

CGI also coming refers to Computer-generated imagery, this is the application of computer graphics to create or contribute to images in art, printed media, video games, films, television programs, commercials, videos, and simulators.

What did the evolution of CGI lead to?

Name of Technology:

CGI

Year Introduced:

1993

Invented by :

NCSA

Open Source or Proprietary:

Open Source

Main technology category:

Web

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