Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
The Tutorial Gateway
The "tutorial gateway" is a filter for a CGI-compliant HTTP server that
makes it slightly easier to develop tutorial style questions and have
them presented by most Web browsers. The person viewing a question
can supply an answer, have that answer evaluated by the gateway, and
receive a response appropriate to the answer.
A request came pouring in, so the undocumented, unsupported, untested,
unfinished, untidied Perl source code is available as an uncompressed
or as a ZIP file,
Some examples of this software in action:
There are a number of similar systems around. This is not meant to be
a comprehensive list, but you might want to also look at the
- A key difference is that mklesson does not require any change
to the HTTP server; it pre-generates HTML files.
That's necessary if the tutorial creator does not have the ability
to use custom CGI scripts, but probably restricts you to
true/false and multiple-choice questions.
Last modified: Tue Feb 7 16:33:43 EST 1995