Course: Getting Started with ColdFusion 9

Getting Started with ColdFusion 9

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

This course covers building a dynamic database-driven website using ColdFusion 9 and ColdFusion Builder. Adobe Certified Instructor Candyce Mairs will teach you everything from installing ColdFusion and ColdFusion Builder to setting up a testing environment. She will go over the basics of dynamic websites, including how web servers, application servers, server-side languages and databases all work together to create web pages. Throughout the course, a database-driven ColdFusion website will be built using tags and functions. Included xercise files are task-based, with ColdFusion concepts explained along the way. Candyce has been in the training industry since 1994, is a Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) Master Designer and Instructor, and also holds Adobe Certified Instructor and Expert certifications in Fireworks, ColdFusion, Acrobat, and Contribute.

Basic knowledge
  • Familiarity with ColdFusion and database concepts will be helpful
  • Student should have knowledge of HTML5 basics
What you will learn
  • Give a brief outline of the course content
  • Course is built modularly, cannot cover everything in this short course
  • Just too intensive for this short course
Number of Lectures: 38
Total Duration: 04:12:33
  • Course Overview  
  • The Course Environment  
Setting Up the Dynamic Environment
  • Static vs. Dynamic Requests  
  • Installing ColdFusion  
  • Installing the Course Files  
  • Modifying the ColdFusion Administrator  
  • Installing ColdFusion Builder  
  • Setting Up ColdFusion Builder  
Working with ColdFusion
  • Using ColdFusion Templates  
  • Variable Scoping  
  • Setting and Displaying Variables  
  • Creating Include Files  
  • Understanding Page Processing  
  • Building a Template  
Creating Data-Driven Pages
  • Setting Up the Datasource, Part 1  
  • Setting Up the Datasource, Part 2  
  • Getting Data from the Database  
  • Displaying Query Data  
  • Understanding Query Properties  
  • Using the CFDUMP Tag  
  • Debugging  
Passing Data Between Pages
  • URL Variables  
  • Passing Data Between Pages  
  • Testing for Variables  
  • Setting Up the Tours Process  
  • Completing the Tours Process, Part 1  
  • Completing the Tours Process, Part 2  
Using ColdFusion Forms
  • Form Basics  
  • Benefits of ColdFusion Forms  
  • Updating a Form  
  • Converting Fields to ColdFusion Fields  
Form Data Validation
  • Form Validation  
  • ColdFusion Validation Options  
  • Adding ColdFusion Validation  
  • Building an Action Page  
  • Redirecting the User  
  • Using the CFMAIL Tag  
  • Bringing It All Together  
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