This book has been written with all levels of ColdFusion expertise in mind. From the beginner to the advanced user, all readers will find this book useful. It contains content provided by some of the most respected CF developers around. 4 Team Allaire members and 2 Allaire Certified Instructors contributed to this book. If you've never used ColdFusion before and wonder whether you should...this book will show you how easy and yet extremely powerful your CF-driven applications can be. All that is required is background knowledge of HTML. Topics covered: Topics covered: ColdFusion templates, functions, variables, flow control, SQL queries, forms/form validation, ColdFusion Web Application Framework, e-mail, FTP, LDAP, search-engine implementation, custom tags, and ColdFusion Administrator.
Sams Teach Yourself ColdFusion in 21 Days quickly empowers you to create your own dynamic database-driven Web applications using Allaire's ColdFusion. Using client-proven methods, and the success of his popular ColdFusion tutorial for Wired, expert author Charles Mohnike provides you with an understanding of the ColdFusion Server and guides you through the use of the ColdFusion Studio, enabling you to create your own ColdFusion applications quickly and easily. Topics such as installing and configuring the ColdFusion Server, working with the ColdFusion Studio, working with SQL, optimizing your datasource, understanding templates and ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML), using ColdFusion tags, manipulating data, creating e-commerce solutions with ColdFusion, and debugging ColdFusion applications.
Professional ColdFusion 5.0 Programming will provide a comprehensive practical guide to developing and deploying web and e-commerce applications with ColdFusion 5.0, including integrating ColdFusion with databases, email, XML and more. Covering both ColdFusion Studio and ColdFusion Server. The book will begin with a detailed examination of the ColdFusion environment, and introduce CFML. A number of applications will be built, illustrating the different tools and features, before moving on to discuss incorporating databases and e-commerce considerations. There will follow in-depth examples of integrating ColdFusion with Java, COM, CORBA, XML and WAP/WML. The book will conclude with discussion of scalability, security and performance.