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ColdFusion 8 Beyond the Basics

with David Gassner

Video: Welcome

Demonstrates advanced techniques in ColdFusion 8, such as creating multimedia presentations and working with XML files.
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  1. 5m 17s
    1. Welcome
    2. Overview
      4m 21s
  2. 25m 40s
    1. Installing the required software
      3m 7s
    2. Installing Eclipse
      3m 51s
    3. Installing the ColdFusion Extensions for Eclipse
      4m 14s
    4. Installing and configuring CFEclipse
      2m 14s
    5. Installing the exercise files and database
      1m 38s
    6. Installing the exercise database
      4m 26s
    7. Setting up a project and testing the installation
      6m 10s
  3. 57m 19s
    1. Understanding arrays
      5m 23s
    2. Manipulating arrays
      5m 57s
    3. Looping through arrays
      4m 12s
    4. Understanding structures
      5m 52s
    5. Combining advanced data types
      4m 23s
    6. Converting queries to arrays of structures
      8m 48s
    7. Assigning variables by value or reference
      5m 42s
    8. Reviewing the Application Framework
      7m 44s
    9. Using J2EE sessions
      5m 46s
    10. Storing complex session data in server-based memory
      3m 32s
  4. 42m 57s
    1. Creating a ColdFusion component with CFEclipse
      6m 0s
    2. Wrapping database functionality in CFCs
      6m 59s
    3. Calling CFC methods with ‹cfinvoke› and CreateObject()
      5m 18s
    4. Passing CFC arguments with ‹cfinvokeargument›
      5m 5s
    5. Passing CFC arguments with positional syntax
      3m 55s
    6. Passing CFC arguments with argumentCollection
      4m 34s
    7. Configuring the ColdFusion 8 line debugger
      4m 11s
    8. Using the ColdFusion debugger to inspect data
      6m 55s
  5. 45m 15s
    1. Using the CFC Value Object wizard
      4m 49s
    2. Understanding the Value Object design pattern
      3m 26s
    3. Understanding the DAO design pattern
      3m 21s
    4. Understanding the Gateway design pattern
      3m 55s
    5. Retrieving data with Gateway methods
      5m 30s
    6. Presenting in a data entry form with Gateway objects
      5m 42s
    7. Updating data with a Gateway method
      6m 29s
    8. Inserting data with a Gateway method
      4m 14s
    9. Deleting data with a Gateway method
      4m 11s
    10. Understanding the Active Record design pattern
      3m 38s
  6. 32m 2s
    1. Setting up the application
      4m 11s
    2. Displaying the item catalog
      5m 3s
    3. Creating the shopping cart CFC
      5m 30s
    4. Adding items to the shopping cart
      6m 7s
    5. Displaying the shopping cart count
      2m 57s
    6. Displaying the shopping cart contents
      3m 52s
    7. Removing items from the shopping cart
      4m 22s
  7. 12m 10s
    1. Using ‹cftry› and ‹cfcatch› to manage exceptions
      2m 57s
    2. Debugging exceptions
      4m 42s
    3. Managing multiple exception types
      4m 31s
  8. 45m 32s
    1. Understanding XML
      3m 27s
    2. Creating XML files
      9m 9s
    3. Retrieving XML-based data with ‹cfhttp›
      3m 51s
    4. Parsing XML with XMLParse()
      2m 37s
    5. Getting data from XML
      8m 1s
    6. Creating a SOAP-based web service with a CFC
      5m 7s
    7. Calling a web service with ‹cfinvoke›
      6m 8s
    8. Retrieving RSS-based data feeds with ‹cffeed›
      7m 12s
  9. 25m 14s
    1. Building a simple Flash form
      7m 27s
    2. Laying out Flash forms
      4m 51s
    3. Presenting data in a Flash-based data grid
      5m 41s
    4. Binding data in Flash forms
      4m 19s
    5. Using ActionScript in Flash forms
      2m 56s
  10. 24m 6s
    1. Getting image information
      6m 0s
    2. Changing the size of an image
      6m 2s
    3. Changing the borders on an image
      3m 34s
    4. Rotating an image
      2m 33s
    5. Telling computers and humans apart with a CAPTCHA image
      5m 57s
  11. 18m 59s
    1. Generating PDF documents with ‹cfdocument›
      6m 5s
    2. Customizing PDF documents with dynamic data
      8m 9s
    3. Collecting data from PDF documents
      4m 45s
  12. 30m 38s
    1. ColdFusion and AJAX
      1m 35s
    2. Creating an application with the AJAX Application wizard
      7m 19s
    3. Using the generated AJAX application
      4m 13s
    4. Creating dynamic menus with ‹cfmenu›
      5m 2s
    5. Using ‹cflayout› and ‹cflayoutarea›
      3m 41s
    6. Using ‹cfpod› to create defined pods in a layout area
      3m 37s
    7. Using an AJAX-style data grid
      5m 11s
  13. 11m 44s
    1. Understanding ColdFusion presentations
      4m 5s
    2. Adding notes to presentation slides
      1m 17s
    3. Searching presentation slides
      1m 59s
    4. Adding audio to a presentation slide
      2m 4s
    5. Adding video to a presentation slide
      2m 19s
  14. 40s
    1. Goodbye
  15. 34m 50s
    1. Installing ColdFusion 8 on Windows
      7m 31s
    2. Installing ColdFusion 8 on Mac OS X
      9m 5s
    3. Testing the ColdFusion installation
      4m 49s
    4. Installing MySQL on Windows
      4m 17s
    5. Installing MySQL tools on Windows
      3m 18s
    6. Installing MySQL on Mac OS X
      3m 13s
    7. Installing MySQL tools on Mac OS X
      2m 37s

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ColdFusion 8 Beyond the Basics
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ColdFusion 8 Beyond the Basics demonstrates how to utilize ColdFusion 8 to its full potential, from setting up a project to using ColdFusion Components and sessions in a shopping cart application. Instructor David Gassner leaves no stone unturned as he teaches advanced techniques, including how to use ColdFusion 8 with Flash forms and PDFs, create presentations with imported audio and video, and work with XML files. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

Topics include:
  • Using the CFEclipse development environment
  • Using advanced data types
  • Building and debugging ColdFusion Components
  • Using the ColdFusion Extensions for Eclipse
  • Managing multiple exception types
  • Working with external services
  • Setting up ColdFusion to work with Flash and PDF files
  • Using the AJAX Application wizard
  • Creating presentations with ColdFusion 8
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