video2brain : Getting Started with ColdFusion 9
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Step-by-Step Basics to Get You on Your Way
In this hands-on course from Adobe Certified Expert Candyce Mairs, you’ll build a dynamic, database-driven website using ColdFusion 9 and ColdFusion Builder, an exciting interface developed by Adobe specifically for ColdFusion development.
You’ll see how to set up a testing environment by installing ColdFusion, ColdFusion Builder, and a database and use ColdFusion tags and built-in functions to get and display database data. Then you’ll learn how to create data-driven pages and pass data between those pages, as well as how to use and validate forms. By completing this project you’ll gain a thorough understanding of dynamic websites, including how web servers, application servers, server-side languages, and databases all work together to create web pages.
This course walks you through every step in the process of building a dynamic, database-driven website using ColdFusion 9 and ColdFusion Builder, from setting up the environment, to creating pages and passing data between them, to using forms and form validation.
The contents of this course include
In this chapter you’ll learn more about this course and the environment we will be creating in order to work with ColdFusion.
Setting Up the Dynamic Environment
There are a number of steps involved in setting up the testing environment for this course. This chapter will cover what is needed and walk through setting up the dynamic environment.
Working with ColdFusion
In this chapter we’ll begin to work on ColdFusion web pages and set up our template page. You’ll also learn more about ColdFusion tags and how to perform basic ColdFusion tasks.
Creating Data-Driven Pages
Most dynamic websites use database data to store information that appears on a web page. In this chapter you’ll learn how to set up ColdFusion so it can communicate with the database and print database data onto your ColdFusion pages.
Passing Data Between Pages
Due to the statelessness of the web and HTML, it is important to understand how to pass information from one page to another using a hyperlink. This chapter will demonstrate how to work with URL variables to pass data between pages.
Using ColdFusion Forms
In this chapter you will see how to convert an HTML form into a ColdFusion form in order to take advantage of the features that ColdFusion can offer. You’ll also learn about the special tags that are used in ColdFusion when working with forms.
Form Data Validation
In this chapter you’ll learn more about form validation, what it means, and the various options available. You'll also see how to let ColdFusion add form
validation to your forms. We'll complete the Contact Us form process for Scuba Vacations by creating an action page that will email the form data.