Programming ColdFusion MX

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ColdFusion has enjoyed widespread use among developers as a powerful, easy-to-learn platform for creating and deploying dynamic web applications. ColdFusion's simple, tag-based language makes it easy to handle basic tasks, like processing form data and querying databases, but the language is also powerful enough to deliver highly scalable, robust applications. And now that Macromedia has integrated ColdFusion into its MX family of technologies, ColdFusion is capable of interacting with Flash MX applications, ...

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Overview

ColdFusion has enjoyed widespread use among developers as a powerful, easy-to-learn platform for creating and deploying dynamic web applications. ColdFusion's simple, tag-based language makes it easy to handle basic tasks, like processing form data and querying databases, but the language is also powerful enough to deliver highly scalable, robust applications. And now that Macromedia has integrated ColdFusion into its MX family of technologies, ColdFusion is capable of interacting with Flash MX applications, which opens up even more possibilities.The first edition of this book has been praised as "the best reference book available on the subject." This new edition, Programming ColdFusion MX, 2nd Edition, goes even further, documenting new techniques for using ColdFusion MX 6.1 to develop and serve dynamic web page content. This exhaustive guide covers everything from the basics to advanced topics, with numerous examples that you can use for your own applications. Contents include:

  • Sharing application data using the web application framework and shared scope variables
  • Accessing databases, maintaining database records, and advanced database techniques such as drill-down queries, query caching, and query of queries
  • Integrating applications with ColdFusion MX's new security framework
  • Interacting with other data sources, including LDAP directories, email servers, and other web servers
  • Extending ColdFusion with user-defined functions (UDFs), custom tags, and ColdFusion Components (CFCs)
  • Advanced topics such as working with XML, consuming and producing web services, and integrating ColdFusion with Flash via Flash Remoting
  • Reference material for all the tags and functions that comprise CFML, the ColdFusion Markup Language
Programming ColdFusion MX, 2nd Edition, covers ColdFusion MX 6.1, the latest release of ColdFusion, and is packed with advanced strategies, insider hints, tips, and tricks for creating effective web applications. If you are a ColdFusion developer, you need this book to help you make the most out of ColdFusion MX.

This exhaustive resource covers everything from ColdFusion basics to advanced topics that are ideal for intermediate developers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780596003807
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2003
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1140
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 2.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Rob Brooks-Bilson is a freelance writer and a senior technology manager at Amkor Technology, where he has worked since 1996. Rob's involvement with ColdFusion goes all the way back to version 1.5 and includes several large-scale projects, the creation of numerous open source custom tags, and more recently, the open source Common Function Library Project, where he coordinates several libraries of freely available functions. Rob is a member of Team Macromedia and is a frequent speaker at ColdFusion user groups and conferences. Rob also has his CF certification as a Macromedia Certified Advanced ColdFusion 5.0 Developer. Rob is the author of O'Reilly's Programming ColdFusion MX, 2nd Edition (covering CF MX 6.1). He has written several articles on ColdFusion for Intranet Design Magazine, CF Advisor, and CNET's Builder.com.

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Table of Contents

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Preface

Chapter 1: Introducing ColdFusion

Chapter 2: ColdFusion Basics

Chapter 3: Passing Data Between Templates

Chapter 4: Database Basics

Chapter 5: Maintaining Database Records

Chapter 6: Complex Datatypes

Chapter 7: Maintaining State

Chapter 8: Security

Chapter 9: Error and Exception Handling

Chapter 10: Dynamic Form Controls

Chapter 11: Advanced Database Techniques

Chapter 12: Manipulating Files and Directories

Chapter 13: Working with Email

Chapter 14: Interacting with Other Web Servers Using HTTP

Chapter 15: Interfacing with LDAP-Enabled Directories

Chapter 16: Working with the Verity Search Interface

Chapter 17: Graphing and Charting

Chapter 18: Regular Expressions in ColdFusion

Chapter 19: Scripting

Chapter 20: User-Defined Functions

Chapter 21: Creating Custom Tags

Chapter 22: ColdFusion Components

Chapter 23: XML and WDDX

Chapter 24: Web Services

Chapter 25: Working with the System Registry

Chapter 26: Using the ColdFusion Scheduler

Chapter 27: Interacting with COM, CORBA, and Java

Chapter 28: Flash Remoting

Appendix A: Tag Reference

Appendix B: Function Reference

Appendix C: Example Database Tables

Appendix D: ColdFusion Resources

Colophon

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