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ColdFusion® MX Bible

ColdFusion® MX Bible

Adam Phillip Churvis, Hal Helms, Charles Arehart, David Churvis

ISBN: 978-0-764-54622-8

Mar 2003

1176 pages

Select type: Paperback

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* ColdFusion MX uses the Java platform to build powerful Web and wireless applications quickly
* Complete resource for the developer who wants to turn a basic Web site into a dynamic Web application using the newest features of ColdFusion MX
* Comprehensive discussions explain how to build and deploy content publishing systems, online stores, and business reporting applications
* Covers everything from installation to database connection configuration and from tag and function usage to code reuse
* CD-ROM includes real-world applications as well as source code, samples, and third party tools


Part I: Getting Started with ColdFusion MX.

Chapter 1: Introducing ColdFusion MX.

Chapter 2: Writing Your First ColdFusion MX Application.

Chapter 3: Using ColdFusion MX Tags and Functions.

Chapter 4: Understanding Servers and Clients.

Chapter 5: Learning a Little SQL.

Chapter 6: Using ColdFusion Forms.

Chapter 7: Testing Your Code.

Part II: Using ColdFusion MX with Databases.

Chapter 8: Database Design Issues.

Chapter 9: Putting Databases to Work.

Chapter 10: Using Advanced Database Techniques.

Chapter 11: More Advanced Database Techniques.

Part III: The ColdFusion MX Language.

Chapter 12: Understanding ColdFusion Variables.

Chapter 13: Constructing Flow Control.

Chapter 14: Creating Lists and Arrays.

Chapter 15: Working with Structures.

Chapter 16: Scripting ColdFusion with CFSCRIPT.

Chapter 17: Building User-Defined Functions.

Chapter 18: Writing Custom Tags.

Chapter 19: Maintaining State.

Chapter 20: Form Validation.

Chapter 21: Handling Exceptions.

Part IV: ColdFusion MX Components, Web Services, and Flash Integration.

Chapter 22: Understanding ColdFusion MX Components.

Chapter 23: Building Your First ColdFusion Components.

Chapter 24: Migrating Custom Tags and UDFs to Components.

Chapter 25: Building Web Services with ColdFusion MX.

Chapter 26: Flash Remoting Services.

Chapter 27: Using Server-Side ActionScript.

Part V: Integrating ColdFusion MX with Other Technologies.

Chapter 28: Integrating ColdFusion MX and Java.

Chapter 29: Integrating COM.

Chapter 30: Integrating ColdFusion MX with XML and WDDX.

Chapter 31: Communicating via Mail, FTP, and HTTP.

Part VI: Extending Your ColdFusion MX Applications.

Chapter 32: Adding Useful ColdFusion MX Features to Your Application.

Chapter 33: Charting Data with ColdFusion MX.

Chapter 34: Leveraging Nifty Custom Tags.

Chapter 35: Tools to Enhance the Development Environment.

Part VII: ColdFusion MX Development Practices.

Chapter 36: Documenting Your Code.

Chapter 37: Fusebox Basics.

Chapter 38: Advanced Fusebox.

Chapter 39: Handling Source-Code Version Control.

Chapter 40: Integrating Security.

Chapter 41: ColdFusion Studio and HomeSite+ Tips and Tricks.

Chapter 42: Testing and Performance.

Part VIII: ColdFusion MX Administration.

Chapter 43: An Overview of ColdFusion MX Administrator.

Chapter 44: Configuration Tips and Tricks.

Part IX: ColdFusion MX Language Reference.

Chapter 45: Introduction to the Language Reference.

Chapter 46: Designing Your Application Framework.

Chapter 47: General Use Tags and Functions.

Chapter 48: Working with Variables.

Chapter 49: Flow Control.

Chapter 50: Exception Handling.

Chapter 51: Forms.

Chapter 52: Databases and Queries.

Chapter 53: Custom Tags.

Chapter 54: ColdFusion Scripting.

Chapter 55: Working with Systems Outside ColdFusion.

Chapter 56: Controlling Server Output and Whitespace.

Chapter 57: Verity.

Chapter 58: Mail.

Chapter 59: Charting, Reporting, and Logging.

Chapter 60: Files and Directories.

Chapter 61: The Registry.

Chapter 62: Security.

Chapter 63: Functions, Components, & Web Services.

Appendix: What’s on the CD-ROM.


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