Active Local Pages (ALP) is an extensible engine capable to run
special modules called content generators. Through them ALP
incorporates ability to execute ASP pages, CGI scripts and other WEB
ALP does not depend on Personal WEB server or Internet
Information Server. It uses its own modules to serve similar
functionality but without need of network or WEB server
installed on the machine.
ALP registers and handles its own protocol name - alp://
(also called namespace) and can be invoked from any URL that begins
with such namespace specification. Thus ALP is handler of the
requests made through this protocol but instead of downloading a
resource from the network it processes the request locally on the
And it runs in the Internet Explorer?
Yes. In the Internet Explorer you can type ALP URL and this will
invoke the engine. Depending on the what the URL points ALP
will process it as ASP page, as CGI script and so on - depending on