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ColdFusion 8 Essential Training

with David Gassner

Video: Welcome

Teaches the essentials of internet application development using ColdFusion 8.
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  1. 4m 22s
    1. Welcome
    2. Installing the exercise files
      3m 30s
  2. 33m 32s
    1. What is Adobe ColdFusion 8?
      6m 35s
    2. Understanding web application servers
      5m 32s
    3. Installing ColdFusion 8 on Windows
      7m 31s
    4. Installing ColdFusion 8 on Mac OS X
      9m 5s
    5. Testing the ColdFusion installation
      4m 49s
  3. 46m 48s
    1. Exploring Dreamweaver CS3
      3m 25s
    2. Creating your first ColdFusion page
      8m 30s
    3. Defining a ColdFusion-enabled site in Dreamweaver
      7m 46s
    4. Installing ColdFusion 8 Extensions for Dreamweaver
      3m 53s
    5. Using Eclipse as a ColdFusion development tool
      3m 8s
    6. Installing the CFEclipse plug-in
      4m 20s
    7. Creating a CFEclipse project
      5m 57s
    8. Installing ColdFusion 8 dictionaries for CFEclipse
      2m 25s
    9. Installing the ColdFusion Extensions for Eclipse
      3m 6s
    10. Exploring the ColdFusion Extensions for Eclipse
      4m 18s
  4. 39m 11s
    1. Creating a ColdFusion page
      6m 52s
    2. Understanding how ColdFusion processes pages
      3m 6s
    3. Creating the application structure
      5m 0s
    4. Including pages with ‹cfinclude›
      6m 10s
    5. Using CFML variables
      4m 4s
    6. Understanding CFML variable scopes
      6m 15s
    7. Using CFML functions
      7m 44s
  5. 40m 56s
    1. Selecting a database
      4m 48s
    2. Installing MySQL on Windows
      4m 17s
    3. Installing MySQL tools on Windows
      3m 18s
    4. Installing MySQL on Mac OS X
      3m 13s
    5. Installing MySQL tools on Mac OS X
      2m 37s
    6. Creating a database
      4m 4s
    7. Installing the exercise database
      3m 3s
    8. Creating a ColdFusion data source definition
      5m 14s
    9. Testing the data source in Dreamweaver
      5m 35s
    10. Testing the data source in Eclipse
      4m 47s
  6. 31m 12s
    1. Querying a database with ‹cfquery›
      3m 47s
    2. Debugging a query's results with debug output
      5m 47s
    3. Debugging a query's results with ‹cfdump›
      4m 5s
    4. Using Dreamweaver's Dynamic Table tool
      5m 10s
    5. Using Dreamweaver's Live Data view
      3m 17s
    6. Outputting record numbers
      5m 43s
    7. Creating alternating row colors
      3m 23s
  7. 13m 58s
    1. Creating a ColdFusion Component (CFC)
      2m 26s
    2. Calling a CFC function
      5m 47s
    3. Wrapping database functionality in CFCs
      5m 45s
  8. 35m 56s
    1. About drill-down navigation
      1m 47s
    2. Passing URL variables in hyperlinks
      6m 37s
    3. Passing multiple URL variables
      3m 30s
    4. Using URLEncodedFormat
      4m 38s
    5. Creating a data-driven hyperlink
      3m 41s
    6. Executing dynamic SQL statements
      5m 19s
    7. Displaying detail data
      5m 32s
    8. Formatting detail data
      4m 52s
  9. 49m 40s
    1. Creating a data entry form with ‹cfform›
      5m 5s
    2. Using text fields
      4m 27s
    3. Using radio buttons
      5m 19s
    4. Using pull-down lists and list boxes with ‹cfselect›
      7m 8s
    5. Creating a Submit button
      2m 16s
    6. Processing the form
      4m 47s
    7. Passing form data to a CFC method
      5m 15s
    8. Using conditional SQL to process form criteria
      4m 51s
    9. Processing multiple form controls
      8m 2s
    10. Using SQL wildcard expressions
      2m 30s
  10. 13m 30s
    1. Client-side vs. server-side validation
      2m 25s
    2. Creating ColdFusion form validation rules
      6m 25s
    3. Custom form validation with ‹cfif›
      4m 40s
  11. 46m 3s
    1. Building a data entry form for inserting data
      6m 11s
    2. Inserting data with the SQL INSERT command
      7m 1s
    3. Redirecting the user with ‹cflocation›
      3m 50s
    4. Building a data entry form for updating data
      2m 31s
    5. Retrieving existing data from the database
      4m 52s
    6. Populating form controls with existing data
      4m 13s
    7. Updating data with the SQL UPDATE command
      5m 20s
    8. Building a system for deleting data
      2m 3s
    9. Confirming the delete operation with a form page
      4m 5s
    10. Deleting data with the SQL DELETE command
      5m 57s
  12. 13m 35s
    1. Creating a simple custom tag
      3m 18s
    2. Passing attributes into a custom tag
      3m 36s
    3. Controlling custom tag location with ‹cfmodule›
      6m 41s
  13. 33m 57s
    1. Creating an Application.cfc file
      4m 25s
    2. Naming the application
      3m 34s
    3. Using application variables
      4m 26s
    4. Authenticating users with ‹cflogin›
      4m 58s
    5. Creating a login form
      5m 32s
    6. Logging in with ‹cfloginuser›
      6m 16s
    7. Logging out with ‹cflogout›
      4m 46s
  14. 24s
    1. Goodbye

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ColdFusion 8 Essential Training
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In ColdFusion 8 Essential Training, developer and Adobe Certified Instructor David Gassner teaches the essentials of Internet application development. From defining a ColdFusion-enabled page in Dreamweaver to publishing the finished project, the training teaches all the steps for creating powerful web-based applications . The training also covers how ColdFusion processes pages, how to query a database, how to validate data entry forms, and much more. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

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