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Getting Started with ColdFusion 10

with Candyce Mairs

Video: Welcome

Build a dynamic, database-driven website using ColdFusion 10 and ColdFusion Builder.
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  1. 1m 40s
    1. Welcome
      1m 40s
  2. 45m 51s
    1. Understanding static vs. dynamic requests
      5m 22s
    2. What is ColdFusion?
      6m 40s
    3. Installing ColdFusion
      8m 47s
    4. Using the ColdFusion Administrator
      7m 33s
    5. Installing the course files
      2m 39s
    6. Installing ColdFusion Builder
      7m 20s
    7. Setting up a project
      7m 30s
  3. 37m 33s
    1. ColdFusion templates
      8m 8s
    2. Creating and displaying variables
      8m 31s
    3. Scoping variables
      5m 32s
    4. Working with include files
      8m 23s
    5. Debugging your code
      6m 59s
  4. 29m 26s
    1. Creating a data source
      7m 10s
    2. Building a query
      5m 14s
    3. Viewing query results using cfdump
      5m 56s
    4. Properties of a query
      5m 6s
    5. Debugging queries
      6m 0s
  5. 24m 34s
    1. Outputting query results
      8m 43s
    2. Fine-tuning query output
      6m 57s
    3. Displaying data using a table
      8m 54s
  6. 1h 1m
    1. Working with URL variables
      9m 3s
    2. Dynamic URL variables
      8m 26s
    3. Correcting the tours link
      6m 30s
    4. Creating a tours interface
      9m 14s
    5. Completing the tours listing
      8m 48s
    6. Creating the tour details page
      9m 23s
    7. Displaying the tour details
      10m 28s
  7. 23m 43s
    1. Understanding the forms process
      7m 2s
    2. Reviewing the contact us form pages
      3m 28s
    3. Displaying form information
      8m 8s
    4. Redirecting the user
      5m 5s
  8. 33m 58s
    1. Viewing SQL statements
      6m 36s
    2. Inserting data
      9m 40s
    3. Reviewing the insert form
      8m 0s
    4. Adding ColdFusion form validation
      9m 42s
  9. 42m 22s
    1. Creating an update area
      4m 6s
    2. Setting up to populate form fields
      11m 3s
    3. Populating form fields with query data
      8m 3s
    4. Using ColdFusion functions
      5m 13s
    5. Adding the update SQL code
      11m 45s
    6. Creating the admin homepage
      2m 12s

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Getting Started with ColdFusion 10
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Build a dynamic, database-driven website using ColdFusion 9 and ColdFusion Builder, an exciting interface developed by Adobe specifically for ColdFusion development. This hands-on course from Adobe Certified Expert Candyce Mairs shows 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 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 course you can 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.

Topics include:
  • Understanding static vs. dynamic requests
  • Using the ColdFusion Administrator
  • Creating, displaying, and scoping variables
  • Working with include files
  • Pulling data from a database
  • Displaying and modifying database data
  • Passing data between pages
  • Working with form data
  • Populating form fields with query data


(music playing) Welcome to Getting Started with ColdFusion 10. My name is Candyce Mairs, and I'm an Adobe Certified Instructor and Web Developer. Web designers looking to expand their skills into web development appreciate the simplicity of ColdFusion. Because it's a tag-based language that looks similar to HTML. What takes two to three of coding ColdFusion can take 10 to 20 lines of code to produce in other languages.

In this course, we will be building a data base driven website for a fictitious travel company called Travel Adventures while you'll learn the basics of ColdFusion. As we move through the course, you will become familiar with the ColdFusion development environment, including installing ColdFusion and ColdFusion Builder. Setting up a web server, setting up a testing server, and also working with a database. You will also create an application as we pull data from a database onto webpages, insert and update database data using forms.

And we end by creating an Administrator Interface that will allow employees to insert our modified data within the database. We will be working in ColdFusion Builder. This is Adobe's interface, specifically created for working with ColdFusion. Thank you for the opportunity to introduce you to the exciting world of database driven websites, and ColdFusion.

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