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ColdFusion Power Workshop

Master Application Framework, Error Handling, and ColdFusion Components

Expert web developer and trainer Candyce Mairs helps you take your Adobe ColdFusion skills to the next level in this course that covers the application framework, error handling, and ColdFusion components. You’ll learn how to move your code off individual ColdFusion pages and control it based on the triggering of events throughout your application. You’ll also learn to understand the various levels of error handling built into ColdFusion and take control of error handling in your application. The course also covers creating and calling ColdFusion static and instance-based components to create more modularized coding accessible from both within and outside your application. Topics include:

- Installing ColdFusion Builder - Setting up the project and database - Understanding the application framework - Error handling - Creating and calling CFCs - Working with form data - Using the cfproperty tag - Coding and running an instance-based component - Calling a method from a URL or a form

Author: Candyce Mairs Level: Advanced Duration: 4h 10m Released: Oct 17, 2012

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Getting Started with ColdFusion 10 Course

Create Dynamic, Database-Driven Websites

In this course, expert web developer and trainer Candyce Mairs teaches you how to build a dynamic, database-driven website using Adobe ColdFusion 10 and ColdFusion Builder. You’ll learn how to set up a testing environment — including installing ColdFusion, ColdFusion Builder, and a database — and be introduced to the basics of dynamic websites. Then you’ll work along with Candyce as she creates a complete database-driven ColdFusion website. Along the way you’ll learn how to work with forms, scoped variables, queries, ColdFusion functions, and more, and get up to speed on ColdFusion 10 features such as function enhancements for queries, new forms of looping, and new attributes. 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

Author: Candyce Mairs Level: Beginner Duration: 5h 0m Released: Aug 09, 2012

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Exploring CSS Positioning

Controlling Layout with CSS

CSS enables you to control the look and layout of a web page much more precisely than you could with HTML alone, but it can be time-consuming to learn. In this innovative workshop, expert developer Candyce Mairs makes it quick and easy, walking you through the process of adding content to a web page and using CSS to position that content. You will learn CSS positioning concepts like the CSS “box model,” “floats,” and “clears,” and gain a deeper understanding of how HTML and CSS work together to create the look of your web page. By speaking the same language as the browser, you will learn to work with the browser to place content accurately and easily. Topics include:

- Previewing pages in browsers - Customizing the HTML editor - HTML vs. CSS: which does what? - Building the header area - Adding the navigation menu - Positioning using a float - Adding background colors and images - Comparing the web page to the graphic design

Author: Candyce Mairs Level: Beginner Duration: 3h 57m Released: May 24, 2012

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Dynamic Dreamweaver Websites: Creating and Validating Forms

Work with Forms, CAPTCHA Images, and Ajax

Forms perform an essential function in modern websites, making it possible to gather information from users and validate that information. In this course from Adobe Certified Expert Candyce Mairs, you’ll learn how to create forms to email user information and validate user data using various methods of form validation including client-side, server-side, and custom validation, CAPTCHA images, and Spry validation fields. You’ll also see how to set up a PHP testing environment and  preview PHP pages in Dreamweaver. Along the way you’ll build your skills in areas like using admin consoles, commenting code, working with variables and includes, and much more. Topics include:

- Installing XAMPP on a Windows system - Installing MAMP on a Mac system - Using admin consoles - Creating PHP pages - Commenting code - Working with web forms - Adding custom validation - Using redirects - Dealing with email issues

Author: Candyce Mairs Level: Intermediate Duration: 3h 34m Released: May 19, 2011

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